Definition of drop-dead date
: 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
: sensationally striking, attractive, or impressive
: the brown, oblong edible fruit of a palm (Phoenix dactylifera)
: the tall palm with pinnate leaves that yields the date
: the time at which an event occurs
: a statement of the time of execution (see execution 1) or making
: 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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