poker-faced


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poker-faced

adj
informal having a deliberately expressionless face
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.poker-faced - deliberately impassive in mannerpoker-faced - deliberately impassive in manner; "deadpan humor"; "his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read"
incommunicative, uncommunicative - not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions
Translations

poker-faced

[ˈpəʊkəˈfeɪst] ADJde cara impasible, con cara de póquer
they looked on poker-facedmiraron impasibles or sin expresión

poker-faced

[ˈpəʊkəˌfeɪst] adjdal viso impassibile
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