drop-dead
adjective Date: 1970 sensationally striking, attractive, or impressive <
a drop-dead evening gown
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drop-dead adverb

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  • drop-dead — /drop ded /, adj. 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. [1965… …   Universalium

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  • drop dead — ► drop dead die suddenly and unexpectedly. Main Entry: ↑drop …   English terms dictionary

  • drop-dead — 1. mod. stunning enough to make one drop dead. (Not literal.) □ I had my living room done in a bright drop ead red that makes your blood run cold! □ She stood up and made this drop dead announcement about getting married, and I thought I would… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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