• 白ける冗談
    • a joke that falls flat
    • 白けた顔をする
    • look bored
    • 彼の言葉で座が白けた
    • His words cast a chill [pall] over the company.
    • 彼女の出現で楽しい座が白けてしまった
    • Her appearance 「took all the fun out [spoiled the merry atmosphere] of the party./Her appearance put a damper on the mood of the party.
    • 座を白けさせるなよ
    • Don't be such awet blanket [killjoy/《俗》 party pooper].