Deadpan meaning

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A blank, expressionless face.
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A person, especially a performer, who has or assumes a blank expression.
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Impassively matter-of-fact, as in style, behavior, or expression.

Deadpan delivery of the joke.

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With a blank, expressionless face.
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To express in an impassive, matter-of-fact way.
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To express oneself in an impassive, matter-of-fact way.
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An expressionless face.
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A person, as an actor, who has or assumes such a face.
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Without expression or show of emotion; blank(ly)
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To do or say (something) in a deadpan manner.
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Deliberately impassive or expressionless (as a face or look).
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Having such a face or look (as a person).
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Impassive (as behaviour or speech).
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A style of comedic delivery in which something humourous is said or done while not exhibiting a change in emotion or facial expression.
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To express (oneself) in an impassive or expressionless manner.
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Origin of deadpan

  • dead +‎ pan (“face”)

    From Wiktionary