- Straight face is defined as showing no expression or showing a solemn expression on your face instead of showing some emotion like laughter.
An example of a straight face is the look you have when you try not to laugh at your bosses goofy tie.
straight face definition by Webster's New World
a facial expression showing no amusement or other emotion
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- straight-faced adjective
straight face definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A face that betrays no sign of emotion.
- straightˈ-facedˈ adjective
- straightˈ-facedˈly adverb
straight face - Phrases/Idioms
see keep a straight face.