- 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.
With a blank, expressionless face.
verbdead·panned, dead·pan·ning, dead·pans
To express in an impassive, matter-of-fact way.
To express oneself in an impassive, matter-of-fact way.
(comparative more deadpan, superlative most deadpan)
(third-person singular simple present deadpans, present participle deadpanning, simple past and past participle deadpanned)
- To express (oneself) in an impassive or expressionless manner.