Dead

1. very tired; exhausted;
2. quiet: 'Business is dead today';
3. used to add emphasis to a statement; completely: 'dead right'; 'a dead shot'; 'dead stupid';
4. sexually dull: 'a dead root';
5. (horseracing, etc.) (of a racetrack) not conducive to fast racing;
6. (horseracing) (of a horse) not being run on its merits

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • Dead — Dead, v. t. To make dead; to deaden; to deprive of life, force, or vigor. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Heaven s stern decree, With many an ill, hath numbed and deaded me. Chapman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dead — Dead, v. i. To die; to lose life or force. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] So iron, as soon as it is out of the fire, deadeth straightway. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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