follow Dictionary.com

Today's Word of the Day means...

dead to the world

Slang definitions & phrases for dead to the world

dead to the world

adjective phrase
  1. Fast asleep (1899+)
  2. Drunk, esp stuporous from drink (1926+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source
Idioms and Phrases with dead to the world
Sound asleep or unconscious, as in The alarm clock went off but Joseph was dead to the world. [ Late 1800s ]
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Word Value for dead

6
6
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with dead to the world