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deadpan

deadpan - Dictionary definition and meaning for word deadpan

Definition
(adj) deliberately impassive in manner
Example Sentence
  • deadpan humor
  • his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read

Definition
(adv) without betraying any feeling
Example Sentence
  • she told the joke deadpan

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for deadpan

sounds like deadman... a deadman shows no feelings, is wooden..
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by askforajy

if u have seen FANNA a bollywood movie--in that Amir Khan was calles deadman by the kid-> He was impassive towards kajol ie behaving as an impassive man, wid a blank, expressionless face = wooden.So,DEAD-MAN-PAN
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by suhanigpt1

keeping the face like deadman or dry deadpan
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by sansecretcp

On watching the dead pan means brittle pan in kitchen the bride was expression less so her face becomes dry.
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by shaktipada

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