un·​dead | \ ˌən-ˈded How to pronounce undead (audio) \
plural undead

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The mayhem begins when undead Iggy Pop and Sara Driver come staggering into town. Sarah Larson, The New Yorker, "Jim Jarmusch Is Afraid of Cherubs and Abe Lincoln," 1 July 2019 As the series progressed, the villains were less the marching undead and more the desperate humans who would do anything to survive. Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY, "Why TV like 'Good Omens' and 'American Horror Story' wants you to laugh at the apocalypse," 4 June 2019 Okay, so the Hollywood studio that’s serving as the location for EW’s Angel reunion shoot isn’t actually a warehouse, nor a meeting place for the undead. Ruth Kinane, EW.com, "Angel cast and creators reunite for 20th anniversary of beloved vampire drama series," 20 June 2019 Between The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, and Netflix's Santa Clarita Diet, there are more than enough undead to satisfy your apocalyptic TV cravings. Anne Cohen, refinery29.com, "The Zombie Movies You Need To See If You Love The Walking Dead," 15 June 2019 This kind of undead shambles around, knocking into things and each other. Maren Longbella, Twin Cities, "‘The Dead Don’t Die’ shuffles and bumps along just like its zombies," 13 June 2019 In last night's episode, fans spotted the cup on the table of the great hall of Winterfell as the surviving army celebrated their victory against the battle against the undead. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Rogue Coffee Cup in Game of Thrones Has Been Edited Out," 7 May 2019 The musician and his wife both took to Instagram to confirm his HBO appearance as an undead Wilding. Blair Donovan, Country Living, "Wait, Chris Stapleton Was on 'Game of Thrones' This Week?!," 30 Apr. 2019 So what is exactly the Night King’s relationship with his undead horde? Joe Lindsey, Popular Mechanics, "'Game of Thrones' Science: How Do Wights Work?," 26 Apr. 2019

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1897, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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