This page is about the slang term deadbeat
a dull, lazy, unreliable person
- Why do you want to hang around with those deadbeats down at the snooker hall? They're just wasting their lives.
- Most people who use drugs end up being deadbeats who just get high and lie around for hours doing nothing.
part of the common collocation "deadbeat dad" meaning a father who refuses to pay child support
Her mum says Jenny's new boyfriend is a deadbeat and he's
Contributor: Matt Errey