Drop-dead meaning

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The definition of drop dead is something or someone that absolutely and completely embodies some particular trait.

An example of drop dead is a woman who is 100 percent gorgeous.

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Of or relating to a deadline that cannot be changed.

A drop-dead date.

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To drop dead means to pass away, often suddenly or unexpectedly.

An example of drop dead is what you shout at your spouse who has just told you that he or she has been cheating on you and is leaving you for a younger love.

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Drop dead is defined as an insult or fighting phrase used to signify that you are very mad at someone, or that you no longer care about him or her.

An example of drop dead is when a man keels over suddenly at the dinner table clutching his heart and then passes away.

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Very impressive; spectacular.
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Spectacular; striking; very impressive.

A drop-dead wardrobe.

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Extremely; spectacularly.

Drop-dead handsome.

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My date was drop-dead gorgeous!

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(intransitive) To die suddenly.
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An angry expletive.
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