dead issue

dead issue
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  • dead issue — n. an issue that doesn’t matter anymore. □ It’s a dead issue. Forget it. □ The question of my late arrival is a dead issue …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • dead — adj Dead, defunct, deceased, departed, late, lifeless, inanimate all mean devoid of life. Dead applies strictly to anyone or to anything that has been deprived of life and has therefore ceased to grow or to function {a dead person} {a dead… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • dead — 1. mod. quiet and uneventful; boring. □ The day was totally dead. □ What a dead day! □ Things were sure dead around this town this summer. 2. mod. very tired. □ I am just dead from all that joggin …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • dead — [[t]de̱d[/t]] ♦♦ 1) ADJ A person, animal, or plant that is dead is no longer living. You re a widow? Yes. My husband s been dead a year now. ... The group had shot dead another hostage. ...their dead brother. ...old newspapers and dead flowers.… …   English dictionary

  • dead — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English deed, from Old English dēad; akin to Old Norse dauthr dead, deyja to die, Old High German tōt dead more at die Date: before 12th century 1. deprived of life ; no longer alive 2. a. (1) having the appearance… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dead — 1. adjective 1) my parents are dead Syn: passed on/away, departed, late, lost, perished, fallen, killed, lifeless, extinct; informal six feet under, pushing up daisies; formal deceased 2) a dead issue/language Syn …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • dead horse — n. a dead issue, especially one that is referred to continually. (Often with beat, whip.) □ Forget it! Don’t waste time whipping a dead horse. □ The whole business is a dead horse. Forget it …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Dead Space (comics) — Dead Space Dead Space #1 (Mar 2008). Pencils, inks and colors by Ben Templesmith. Publication information Publisher Image Comics …   Wikipedia

  • Dead File — is a file kept by the Ethics section of Scientology organizations on those who have allegedly written the organization a critical letter, those who are declared PTS and do not handle or disconnect, and those who are declared Suppressive persons.… …   Wikipedia

  • Dead Space 2 — Developer(s) Visceral Games Publisher(s) Electronic Arts Composer(s) …   Wikipedia

  • Dead Kennedys — From left to right: Klaus Flouride, Jello Biafra, D.H. Peligro and East Bay Ray Background information Also known as The Sharks The Creamsicles Pink Twinkies …   Wikipedia

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