Meaning of “deadpan” in the English Dictionary

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deadpanadjective, adverb

us /ˈdedˌpæn/

looking or seeming serious when you are not, or without an emotion:

As an overweight neighbor who drops in periodically, Karen Vaccaro offers a funny deadpan performance.

(Definition of “deadpan” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)