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straight-faced Syllabification: straight-faced
Pronunciation: /ˈstrāt ˈˌfāst/

Definition of straight-faced in English:


With a blank or serious facial expression.
Example sentences
  • So there we were, declaiming the lines, complete with interpretive dance, and the audience sat there completely straight-faced and took everything seriously.
  • He is a master of dry straight-faced witty delivery and he brings a subtle sense of pathos to a script that has a tendency to milk its gags to death.
  • ‘The normal process of consultation was carried out,’ said the Prime Minister's remarkably straight-faced spokesman yesterday.
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