deadass

adverb

dead·​ass ˈded-ˌas How to pronounce deadass (audio)
slang
: in all seriousness : seriously
Deadass I've watched that Black Panther trailer at least 15 times.@NeoGameSpark, on Twitter
So Ivanka Trump was behind me in line at Starbucks this AM and I was reading and deadass didn't notice until she gave her order.@ellievhall, on Twitter
"Man, having André [3000] involved was a dream come true. The whole experience of working with him side by side on something so amazing is deadass hard to fathom."$ilkmoney

Word History

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of deadass was in 1963

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“Deadass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deadass. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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