What does straight face mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. straight face(noun)

    a serious facial expression giving no evidence of interest or amusement


  1. straight face(Noun)

    A face that is expressionless, especially not laughing.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of straight face in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of straight face in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Oddo:

    I just don’t think I can stand there and celebrate any aspect of this institution and keep a straight face.

  2. Kathryn Kolbert:

    It may not be the death blow, but it certainly makes it more difficult to put forward these types of laws with a straight face.

  3. Bill Clinton:

    (Republicans) actually, with a straight face, say that the great recession was caused by too much regulation on Wall Street. They actually say that.

  4. The University of Oregon:

    The paper is simply impossible to read with a straight face. It employs liberal buzzwords -- colonialism, marginalization, masculinist discourses, etc. -- with such frequency that the entire thing comes off like a joke.

  5. Harry Reid:

    To have the Republicans with a straight face, after they have filibustered hundreds and hundreds of times issues that are of immense consequence to our country now come back and say, 'Well we shouldn't do it here,' so this is just, in effect, being kind of a poor loser. Because the fact is that how Leader McConnell can come out there without grimacing when he would say something like that is beyond my ability to comprehend.

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