adjective see poker face

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  • poker-faced — adj showing no expression on your face ▪ a poker faced officer >poker face n [singular] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • poker-faced — index inexpressive, inscrutable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • poker-faced — adjective deliberately impassive in manner (Freq. 1) deadpan humor his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read • Syn: ↑deadpan, ↑expressionless, ↑impassive, ↑unexpressive …   Useful english dictionary

  • poker-faced — ADJ GRADED If you are poker faced, you have a calm expression on your face which shows none of your thoughts or feelings. [INFORMAL] His expressions varied from poker faced to blank... The officer listened, poker faced …   English dictionary

  • poker-faced — pok|er faced [ poukər ,feıst ] adjective not showing any emotion in your face: The poker faced clerk said nothing. ╾ poker ,face noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • poker-faced — adjective Wearing a poker face: studiously neutral; giving nothing away. John, in his most poker faced manner, continued to explain the rules. Syn: deadpan …   Wiktionary

  • poker-faced — adjective showing no expression on your face: Melanie waited poker faced for their next offer. poker face noun (singular) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • poker faced — adjective Alternative spelling of poker faced …   Wiktionary

  • poker-faced — UK [ˈpəʊkə(r) ˌfeɪst] / US [ˈpoʊkər ˌfeɪst] adjective not showing any emotion in your face Derived word: poker face noun countable Word forms poker face : singular poker face plural poker faces …   English dictionary

  • poker-faced — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj., informal, deadpan, frozen faced, wooden, unrevealing, unreadable, secretive. See concealment. Ant., expressive, open …   English dictionary for students

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