Definition of dead and buried
- He's been dead and buried for 50 years.
- relatives long dead and gone
- Those old family traditions are dead and buried.
- The days of our childhood are dead and gone.
: deprived of life : no longer alive
: having the appearance of death : deathly
: lacking power to move, feel, or respond : numb
: someone who is no longer alive : one that is dead (see 1dead 1)
: the state of being dead
: the time of greatest quiet
: absolutely, utterly
: suddenly and completely
: to dispose of by depositing in or as if in the earth
: to conceal by or as if by covering with earth
: to cover from view
What made you want to look up dead and buried? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).