Definition of Deadpan
Deadpan
dead·pan


Definition/Meaning
(adjective)
emotionless or impassive style or manner, marked by matter-of-fact expression;

e.g. She was a deadpan comedian, famous for never even smiling as she delivered her jokes.

(adverb)
in an expressionless manner, blankly and without emotion;

e.g. He looked deadpan at them as he made a sarcastic joke.

(verb)
to say something humorous or amusing in a deliberately emotionless or serious way;

e.g. She tends to deadpan and make sarcastic comments in unfamiliar situations.

(noun)
an expressionless and impassive manner or behavior, often including a completely emotionless face;

e.g. Her deadpan made her jokes so much funnier.




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