poker face

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poker face

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]
See also: face, poker
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I thought I was pokerfaced when the balls were pulled out," smiled McClennan, whose dad Mike guided St Helens to a Wembley final.