drop-dead

adjective
\ˈdräp-ˈded \

Definition of drop-dead 

: sensationally striking, attractive, or impressive a drop-dead evening gown

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First Known Use of drop-dead

1970, in the meaning defined above

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drop-dead

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of drop-dead

: very attractive or impressive

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