Origin of poker face
Related formspok·er-faced, adjective
Examples from the Web for poker-faced
He just sat there, poker-faced, as the madcap pie-thrower set upon his boss.
"Just enjoying myself," Bloomberg answered, poker-faced and giving away nothing.
How does it feel, General, to turn your only son over to a poker-faced alien who shoots when you walk near his ship?Alien Offer|Al Sevcik
Poker-faced Callahan showed nothing of what he must be feeling.Double Challenge|James Arthur Kjelgaard
And if it were that of a practical joker, the poker-faced quality of it was perfect acting.Direct Wire|Clee Garson
British Dictionary definitions for poker-faced (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for poker-faced (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with poker-faced
A visage lacking any expression that can be interpreted, as in Whenever Betty attended one of her children's performances, she managed to keep a poker face. This term alludes to the facial expression of a poker player who is expert at concealing his feelings about his hand. [c. 1880]