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Verb: drop dead  dróp ded
  1. Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    "She dropped dead from cancer";
    - die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm [N. Amer], conk, give-up the ghost, pop off, choke, croak, snuff it, pop one's clogs
Adverb: drop-dead  'dróp'ded
  1. Extremely
    "she was drop-dead gorgeous"

Derived forms: drops dead, dropping dead, dropped dead

Type of: change state, turn

Encyclopedia: Drop dead

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