poker face

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poker face

n.
A face lacking any interpretable expression, as that of an expert poker player.

pok′er·faced′ (pō′kər-fāst′) adj.

poker face

n
informal a face without expression, as that of a poker player attempting to conceal the value of his cards

pok′er face`


n.
a face that shows no emotion or intention.
[1880–85, Amer.]
pok′er-faced`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poker face - a face without any interpretable expression (as that of a good poker player)poker face - a face without any interpretable expression (as that of a good poker player)
poker game, poker - any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
countenance, visage - the appearance conveyed by a person's face; "a pleasant countenance"; "a stern visage"
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