Example sentences for: deadpan

How can you use “deadpan” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A warm reception for rookie Australian director Shirley Barrett's "clever, deadpan comedy" (Maslin) about two sisters vying for the affection of a thrice-divorced radio DJ who moves to their outback town.

  • Its secret is deadpan parodies of news stories ("Report: Drug Use Down Among Uncool Kids").

  • Critics are split on the Coen brothers' follow-up to Fargo . The positive spin: They've grafted their trademark deadpan wit onto a '90s film noir.

  • By the end, Lester is mouthing the same sentiments and has acquired the same deadpan radiance.

  • At its best, Adams' comic strip delivers clever, sarcastic, deadpan humor.


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