A man with a deadpan expression.
deadpan definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- an expressionless face
- a person, as an actor, who has or assumes such a face
without expression or show of emotion; blank(ly)
deadpan definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A blank, expressionless face.
- A person, especially a performer, who has or assumes a blank expression.
Impassively matter-of-fact, as in style, behavior, or expression: deadpan delivery of the joke.adverb
With a blank, expressionless face.verb dead·panned, dead·pan·ning, dead·pans verb, transitive
To express in an impassive, matter-of-fact way.verb, intransitive
To express oneself in an impassive, matter-of-fact way.