Definition of stone face in English:

stone face

Syllabification: stone face

noun

informal
A face that reveals no emotions.
More example sentences
  • She wasn't crying, but she had a stone face with no emotion whatsoever.
  • Sarah tried to keep a stone face despite the emotions running deep.
  • David notices Vivian's stone face, emotionless and uncertain.

Derivatives

stone-faced

adjective
More example sentences
  • According to Bernard, the stone-faced city attorneys agree that the conditions of the project need to be enforced but say they can't enforce them.
  • At the end he stands center stage to receive the applause, patient and stone-faced, impassive under the weight of all these strangers and their love.
  • Barb and Paul looked at her, stone-faced and ready for the worst.

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