poker facepoker face
an expressionless face, as of a poker player trying to conceal the nature of his or her hand
A face lacking any interpretable expression, as that of an expert poker player.
(plural poker faces)
- (poker) An impassive facial expression cultivated to prevent other players from determining whether one's actions in the game are the result of a quality hand, or of bluffing.
- Though he thought he had a perfect poker face, he had a number of tells his opponents soon learned.
- Any similar expression used to prevent giving away one's motives, feelings, or situation.