Example sentences for: deadpan

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

  • The New Yorker attributes the Onion 's wildly popular deadpan humor to its location.

  • 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.

  • Its deadpan attitude and traditional plot--thieves heist jewelry and then double-cross one another--are said to hark back to classic film noir.

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

  • A whole poetry of the ordinary came out of such images, from Walker Evans' frontal portraits of sharecroppers' beds to Jasper Johns' deadpan brace of ale cans.


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