Deadhead meaning

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A person who uses a free ticket for admittance, accommodation, or entertainment.
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A vehicle, such as an aircraft, that transports no passengers or freight during a trip.
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A person regarded as dull-witted or sluggish.
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A log or trunk that is partially submerged or lying just beneath the surface.
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To pilot or drive (a vehicle) carrying no passengers or freight.
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To remove dead or withered flowers from (a plant), especially to promote new blooms or prevent the setting of seeds.
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To bypass a senior employee in order to promote a more junior employee.
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To make a trip without passengers or freight.
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To pilot or drive a vehicle on such a trip.
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Without passengers or freight; empty.
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A person using a free ticket to get into a show, ride a train, etc.
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A vehicle traveling, as to a terminal, without cargo or passengers.
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A log floating on end, sometimes fully submerged.
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A stupid or boring person.
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To drive (a vehicle) as a deadhead.
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To remove withered flowers from (a plant), as to encourage further blooming.
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To make a trip without passengers or cargo.
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A person either admitted to a theatrical or musical performance without charge, or paid to attend.
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An employee of a transportation company, especially a pilot, traveling as a passenger for logistical reasons, for example to return home or travel to their next assignment.
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Anyone traveling for free.
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A train or truck moved between cities with no passengers or freight, in order to make it available for service.
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A person staying at a lodging, such as a hotel or boarding house, without paying rent; freeloader.
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A stupid or boring person; dullard.
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(slang) Driftwood.
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(slang) A fan of the rock band the Grateful Dead (usually Deadhead).
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(slang) A zombie.
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(intransitive) To travel as a deadhead, or non-paying passenger.
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(intransitive) To drive an empty vehicle.
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To send (a person or message) for free.
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To remove spent or dead blossoms from a plant.

If you deadhead your roses regularly, they will bloom all season.

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(slang) A fan of the rock band The Grateful Dead.
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Origin of deadhead

From Grateful Dead + -head