Definition of 'deadpan'
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He had a serious air that masked a deadpan sense of humour.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
His preferred performance method is deadpan.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
What raises these lives above their oppressed condition is human decency, frequently laced with deadpan irony.The Times Literary Supplement (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
A deadpan style may have worked well on film but here it just comes across as underpowered.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Despite its great deadpan humour and an evocative soundtrack, the meditative pace and insubstantial plot soon begin to drag.The Sun (2014)
Neither does the deadpan wit.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Don't worry, the combination of deadpan humour and ingenious musicianship remains a winning formula.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The deadpan performance poet presents a night of stand-up, song and more.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
A small masterpiece of deadpan wit, it's a reminder of the qualities that also make him an incomparable raconteur and interviewee.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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