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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..

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

keeping the face like deadman or dry deadpan

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

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