from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A face lacking any interpretable expression, as that of an expert poker player.
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- n. An impassive facial expression cultivated to prevent other players from determining whether one's actions in the game are the result of a quality hand, or of bluffing.
- n. Any similar expression used to prevent giving away one's motives, feelings, or situation.
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- n. a face without any interpretable expression (as that of a good poker player)
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Brent Thomas met her intent stare with a cocky smile that morphed into a poker face after an uneasy glance at Hawke.