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1. deadpan

adjective. ['ˈdɛdˌpæn'] deliberately impassive in manner.

Synonyms

  • uncommunicative
  • impassive
  • incommunicative
  • unexpressive
  • poker-faced

Antonyms

  • voluble
  • articulate
  • emotional
  • vocal

Etymology

  • dead (English)
  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pan (English)

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Rhymes with Deadpan

  • bedpan

Sentences with deadpan


1. Adjective
Because they are usually so reserved, their deadpan humor is often a delightful surprise.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Giving a funny speech by using the deadpan, serious face is a good way to start.

Quotes about deadpan


1. My dad has a dry, deadpan sense of humor, and my mom has an unexpected, wacky take on things. They really encouraged laughing at ourselves and the weirdness of situations that come up growing up in politics.
- Kristin Gore

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