Deadpan - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdedpæn|  American pronunciation of the word deadpan
Brit.  |ˈdɛdpan|  British pronunciation of the word deadpan

adverb

- without betraying any feeling

adjective

- deliberately impassive in manner(syn: expressionless, impassive, poker-faced, unexpressive)

Examples

...he delivered the joke in such a deadpan voice that we thought at first that he was serious...

He tells the joke in his best deadpan.

She's a master of deadpan.

“I went back to doing push-ups again, and this time I almost completed one,” he deadpanned.

Commitment replaces her moral passivity and deadpan style.

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