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Synonyms for deadpan

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Synonyms for deadpan

deliberately impassive in manner

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Asked by the host "In what year did Napoleon die?" Cummins dead-panned: "Ah Jaysus sure I never even knew the poor man was sick".
When questioned on whether there was an exchange between two of the finest rugby players Britain has produced during Leicester's 34-9 win over Harlequins, Richards dead-panned: "I said hello to him."
"It's always tough to win a game when a team beats you three tries to two," he dead-panned. "It's kinda tough."
To which he dead-panned: "OK, I'll put in an offer as long as you get a movie outfit that suits you."
When asked what the position of Michael Owen was - the wonder kid having been out for three months with a hamstring injury - he dead-panned "centre forward".
He opened the door, turned around and dead-panned: 'That was the worst Come Dine With me, ever.'" Just after midnight, Gordon raised a toast to Kelly, 51, whose daughter Natasha then handed around her handmade chocolates, Ganesh Munchies.
As she dead-panned to an earthquake consultant that she couldn't possibly have a khaki rucksack in the house and his survival kit would have to be transferred into a Hermes bag, the penny suddenly dropped.
"Not four, only one, sorry, I forgot," the 70-year-old dead-panned.
"Depends how much crime there is," dead-panned Clarke.
"It's a very nice place and I'm looking forward to meeting the supporters," dead-panned Anne Marie Foss, the striking Norwegian weather girl launching the club's new kit.