cara de pau

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Etymology[edit]

Cara (face) + de (of) + pau (wood).

Noun[edit]

cara de pau m f (plural caras de pau)

  1. poker face (impassive facial expression preventing determining whether one's actions in the game are the result of a quality hand or of bluffing)
  2. someone who tries to take advantage of others