dropdead

drop-dead

[drop-ded]
adjective
1.
inspiring awe, astonishment, or envy: a drop-dead guest list; a drop-dead sable coat.
2.
being the most extreme limit or possibility: What's the drop-dead date for handing in term papers? That is our drop-dead offer.

Origin:
1965–70

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drop-dead
 
adv
informal outstandingly or exceptionally: drop-dead gorgeous

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drop-dead definition


  1. mod.
    stunning enough to make one drop dead. (Not literal.) : I had my living room done in a bright drop-dead red that makes your blood run cold!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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