dead from the neck up

idiom

Definition of dead from the neck up

informal
: very stupid or foolish Most of his friends are dead from the neck up.

Learn More About dead from the neck up

Dictionary Entries Near dead from the neck up

dead freight

dead from the neck up

dead-front switchboard

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for dead from the neck up

Cite this Entry

“Dead from the neck up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dead%20from%20the%20neck%20up. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!