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to die for

Definition of to die for

informal

  1. :  worth dying for :  extremely desirable or appealing <Dinner was nothing special, but the dessert was to die for.> <The apartment has a view to die for.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to pass from physical life :  expire

    :  to pass out of existence :  cease

    :  sink, languish

  1. :  dado

    :  any of various tools or devices for imparting a desired shape, form, or finish to a material or for impressing an object or material: as

    :  the larger of a pair of cutting or shaping tools that when moved toward each other produce a desired form in or impress a desired device on an object by pressure or by a blow


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