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Synonyms for deadpan

Synonyms for deadpan

Synonyms for deadpan

deliberately impassive in manner

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Besides," he said with the old deadpan humor, "you remember what a boring speaker I am.
And his transgressions against a life of normalcy do not provide deadpan humor or outrages of the kind flippantly and wittily delivered by, for example, Japan's Yoshimoto Banana.
Maybe it's just me, but I keep finding sparks of deadpan humor in the Bible.
His remarkable ability to combine athleticism, acrobatics, pathos, deadpan humor, and just plain daffiness made him a mainstay of silent pictures.
It is no easy task to translate Garcia Marquez' dazzling metaphors and deadpan humor into English.
The creative team behind My Tales of Whisky exports scotch enthusiast Nick Offerman's deadpan humor and exceptional use of plaid to two of Scotland's esteemed seaside distilleries, Lagavulin and Oban.
Across the four turns, the Cologne-based artist will engage themes of indolence, exhaustion, and boredom, deploying sculptural and painterly strategies of cuteness, softness, and bigness and a deadpan humor reminiscent of Claes Oldenburg, Mike Kelley, Andre Cadere, and, of course, Martin Kippenberger.
I see a historic group as I look out," comedian and Campbell pal Tommy Smothers cracked in his trademark deadpan humor.
Remember his deadpan humor in 2000, when he delighted in finding a detergent that would remove stubborn grass stains from his uniform: "Yes, and it smells springtime fresh.
Despite his deadpan humor, it becomes apparent over the course of the book that the narrator's play with tone and form masks an urgent need to connect, both with the culture he is visiting and with the estranged family he has left behind in the United States.
Still, Mark Robison's rubbery gesture and Andrea Kleine's deadpan humor revealed gifts for mime and highly individual senses of movement.
Rife with deadpan humor and memorable characters mixed with time travel and supernatural powers, Cantor suspends disbelief and creates a loony world entirely of her own, which is terrifically funny and effortlessly enjoyable.
Classic deadpan humor by Bob Newhart commemorates the funnyman's 50th year in show business.
Despite the deadpan humor of titling a group of white canvases "The Black Paintings," or of gothically opining, in the press release, that one's gallery exhibition is an "opening to the black world .
Tonight's episode is a little poky, emphasizing deadpan humor over the quixotic banality of evil, but future episodes are more goofily inspired: Check out Andy, a gun trained on him, break out into mild-mannered rage after taking umbrage at being dismissed as a "bookkeeper.