dead men tell no tales

Definition of dead men tell no tales

  1. —used to say that someone who has been killed cannot reveal secret information

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  deprived of life :  no longer alive

    :  having the appearance of death :  deathly

    :  lacking power to move, feel, or respond :  numb

  1. :  someone who is no longer alive :  one that is dead (see 1dead 1)

    :  the state of being dead

    :  the time of greatest quiet

  1. :  absolutely, utterly

    :  suddenly and completely

    :  directly

  1. : plural ofman

  1. :  count, enumerate

    :  to relate in detail :  narrate

    :  to give utterance to :  say

  1. :  hill, mound

    :  an ancient mound in the Middle East composed of remains of successive settlements

taleplay tales
  1. :  discourse, talk

    :  a series of events or facts told or presented :  account

    :  a report of a private or confidential matter

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a dividing ridge between drainage areas

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