dull expression

stupid facial expression, vacant look, blank look

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • prose — [[t]proʊz[/t]] n. adj. v. prosed, pros•ing 1) the ordinary form of spoken or written language, without metrical structure, as distinguished from poetry or verse 2) matter of fact, commonplace, or dull expression, quality, discourse, etc 3) of, in …   From formal English to slang

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