an expressionless face:
He can tell a funny story with a poker face.
a person who has or deliberately assumes a poker face:
It is impossible to tell what that poker face is really thinking.
(informal) a face without expression, as that of a poker player attempting to conceal the value of his cards

noun phrase

A visage lacking any expression that can be interpreted, as in Whenever Betty attended one of her children’s performances, she managed to keep a poker face. This term alludes to the facial expression of a poker player who is expert at concealing his feelings about his hand. [ c. 1880 ]


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