This page is about the slang term dead.

Meaning: quiet, dull

For example:

  • This club is usually full of people dancing and drinking and having fun, but it's dead tonight. Where is everyone?

  • This website's chatroom is buzzing at night, but it's usually pretty dead during the day.

Quick Quiz:

The pub's always busy on Saturday nights, but on Monday nights it's usually dead. On Mondays nights, the pub is

a. nearly empty

b. full of people

c. closed

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Contributor: Matt Errey