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[poh-feyst] /ˈpoʊˌfeɪst/

adjective, Chiefly British.
having an overly serious demeanor or attitude; humorless.
(of a person) wearing a disapproving stern expression


Without expression; showing a neutral mask; deadpan, poker-faced, straight-faced: The famous portraits of the Father of our Country as an unsmiling, po-faced stuffed shirt do him an injustice

[1934+ British; fr poker-faced]


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