straight face(redirected from straight-facedly)
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A face that betrays no sign of emotion.
straight′-faced′ (-fāst′) adj.
straight′-faced′ly (-fāst′lē, -fā′sĭd-lē) adv.
a serious facial expression, esp one that conceals the impulse to laugh
an impassive facial expression that conceals one's true feelings, esp. a desire to laugh.