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
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 ]
- Poker machine
noun 1. (Austral & NZ) a fruit machine Often shortened to pokie
noun 1. . [trit-uh-muh] /ˈtrɪt ə mə/ noun 1. any of various plants belonging to the genus Kniphofia, of the lily family, native to Africa, especially K. uvaria, having long, dense clusters of tubular red or yellow flowers.
- Poker spine
poker spine pok·er spine (pō’kər) n. Stiff spine resulting from widespread joint immobility or overwhelming muscle spasm.
/ˈpəʊkəˌwɜːk/ noun 1. the art of decorating wood or leather by burning a design with a heated metal point; pyrography 2. artefacts decorated in this way