verb (used with or without object), dead·panned, dead·pan·ning.
noun Also dead pan.
Origin of deadpan
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The Garfield specials are also unique for their deadpan delivery and oftentimes bleak worldview.Garfield Television: The Cat Who Saved Primetime Cartoons
November 5, 2014
But something about the cover image—four deadpan dudes against a robin's-egg blue background—spoke to me, I guess.Remembering Weezer’s ‘The Blue Album,’ A Garage Rock Classic, on Its 20th Anniversary
May 10, 2014
But he had his own defenses, a great off-hand resilience and a deadpan humor, and he survived.What It Was Like to Watch the Beatles Become the Beatles—Nik Cohn Remembers
February 9, 2014
“I could tell you missed me more than I missed you,” Tom says, deadpan.Matt & Tom Berninger on The National’s Doc ‘Mistaken for Strangers’
April 25, 2013
Homes carries off her fiction-writing Nixon with deadpan wit.A.M. Homes on Her New Novel ‘May We Be Forgiven’
September 29, 2012