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deadhead

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noun dead·head \ˈded-ˌhed\

Definition of deadhead

  1. 1 :  one who has not paid for a ticket

  2. 2 :  a dull or stupid person

  3. 3 :  a partially submerged log



Examples of deadhead in a sentence

  1. <people knew that he was a deadhead and voted for him anyway>



1841

First Known Use of deadhead

1841


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deadhead

verb dead·head

Simple Definition of deadhead

  • : to remove dead flowers from (a plant)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of deadhead

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make especially a return trip without a load

  3. 2 :  to deadhead a plant

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to remove the faded flowers of (a plant) especially to keep a neat appearance and to promote reblooming by preventing seed production

Examples of deadhead in a sentence

  1. She's out in the garden deadheading the rosebushes.



1911

First Known Use of deadhead

1911

Rhymes with deadhead

abed, ahead, airhead, baldhead, beachhead, bedspread, bedstead, beebread, behead, bestead, bighead, biped, blackhead, blockhead, bloodred, bloodshed, bobsled, bonehead, brain-dead, break bread, bridgehead, brown bread, bulkhead, bullhead, catch dead, cathead, childbed, clubhead, coed, cokehead, corn bread, corn-fed, cowshed, crackhead, crispbread, crisphead, crossbred, crosshead, daybed, death's-head, deathbed, dispread, dogsled, dopehead, drop-dead, drophead, drumhead, dumbhead, egghead, embed, far-red, farmstead, fathead, flatbed, forehead, foresaid, French bread, fry bread, Gateshead, gearhead, godhead, greenhead, half-bred, hardhead, highbred, hogshead, homebred, homestead, hophead, hotbed, hothead, ill-bred, inbred, instead, jarhead, juicehead, knock dead, lamed, light bread, lowbred, lunkhead, make head, masthead, meathead, moped, naled, outspread, packthread, phys ed, pinhead, pithead, point spread, pothead, premed, printhead, purebred, quick bread, railhead, redhead, red lead, re-tread, retread, roadbed, roadstead, Roundhead, saphead, scarehead, screw thread, seabed, seedbed, sheep ked, sheepshead, sheetfed, shewbread, shortbread, sickbed, skinhead, snowshed, softhead, sorehead, spearhead, spoon bread, springhead, steelhead, straightbred, streambed, subhead, sweetbread, swellhead, thickhead, toolshed, towhead, trailhead, Turk's head, unbred, undead, unread, unsaid, unthread, untread, Volstead, warhead, webfed, well-bred, wellhead, well-read, white-bread, whitehead, white lead, widespread, wingspread, woodshed, woolshed


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