dead-head

dead-heads, dead-heading, dead-headed
1) VERB To dead-head a plant which is flowering means to remove all the dead flowers from it. [BRIT]

[V n] Dead-head roses as the blooms fade.

2) N-COUNT If you say that someone is a deadhead, you mean that they are stupid or slow. [AM, INFORMAL]

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Dead head — Dead Dead (d[e^]d), a. [OE. ded, dead, deed, AS. de[ a]d; akin to OS. d[=o]d, D. dood, G. todt, tot, Icel. dau[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. d[ o]d, Goth. daubs; prop. p. p. of an old verb meaning to die. See {Die}, and cf. {Death}.] 1. Deprived of life;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dead´head´er — dead|head «DEHD HEHD», noun, verb, adverb. –n. 1. Informal. a person who rides on a vehicle, train, or airplane, or sees a game or other entertainment, without paying: »The passengers, all specially invited guests, were Cabinet members, senators …   Useful english dictionary

  • dead|head — «DEHD HEHD», noun, verb, adverb. –n. 1. Informal. a person who rides on a vehicle, train, or airplane, or sees a game or other entertainment, without paying: »The passengers, all specially invited guests, were Cabinet members, senators,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dead-head — deadˈ head or deadˈhead noun 1. A person who enjoys privileges without paying, eg a seat in a theatre, etc 2. An ineffective, unproductive person 3. A sprue (see ↑sprue1) transitive verb To remove the withered heads of (flowers), in order to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dead Head — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Thrash Metal Gründung 1989 Website http://www.deadhead.nl/ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dead Head — For other uses, see Deadhead (disambiguation). Dead Head Dead Head at Occultfest 2010 Background information Origin …   Wikipedia

  • dead head — dull and inefficient person (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dead head —  Stupid person …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • dead·head — …   Useful english dictionary

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