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Adjective: deadpan  'ded,pan
  1. Deliberately impassive in manner
    "deadpan humour";
    - expressionless, impassive, poker-faced, unexpressive, straight-faced
Adverb: deadpan  'ded,pan
  1. Without betraying any feeling
    "she told the joke deadpan"
Verb: deadpan (deadpanned,deadpanning)  'ded,pan
  1. Say in an impassive manner

Derived forms: deadpanning, deadpans, deadpanned

See also: incommunicative, uncommunicative

Encyclopedia: Deadpan