Undead meaning

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No longer living but supernaturally animated, as a zombie.
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(folklore) Of or having to do with supernatural beings, as vampires or zombies, who have died, but continue to exhibit some characteristics of living beings, as consciousness, movement, or speech.
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Pertaining to a corpse, though having qualities of life.
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(horror fiction) Being animate, though non-living.
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(usually preceded by "the") Those creatures which are dead yet still moving.

In the zombie movie, an army of the undead accosted some nubile skinny-dipping teenagers.

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the undead
  • such supernatural beings collectively
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the undead

Origin of undead

  • un- +"Ž dead

    From Wiktionary