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Adverb: drop-dead  'dróp'ded
Usage: informal
  1. Stunningly or breathtakingly
    "she was drop-dead gorgeous"
Verb: drop dead  dróp ded
  1. Cease to live; lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    - die, decease [archaic], perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket [informal], cash in one's chips [informal], buy the farm [N. Amer, informal], conk [informal], give-up the ghost [informal], pop off [informal], choke, croak [informal], snuff it [informal], flatline [informal], cop it [Brit, informal], cash in [informal], pop one's clogs [informal]

Derived forms: drops dead, dropped dead, dropping dead

Type of: change state, turn

Encyclopedia: Drop-dead

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