drop-dead date

noun

Definition of drop-dead date

US

  1. :  a date by which something must be done or finished :  a deadline that must be met They were given a drop-dead date of June 30 to accept or reject the contract.

Word by Word Definitions

drop-deadplay
  1. :  sensationally striking, attractive, or impressive

dateplay
  1. :  the brown, oblong edible fruit of a palm (Phoenix dactylifera)

    :  the tall palm with pinnate leaves that yields the date

  1. :  the time at which an event occurs

    :  a statement of the time of execution (see execution 1) or making

    :  duration

  1. :  to determine the period of time to which something belongs :  to determine the date (see 2date 3) of

    :  to record the time of the execution or making of :  mark with the date

    :  to mark with characteristics typical of a particular period


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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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