Meaning of “be (as) dead as a/the dodo” in the English Dictionary

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"be (as) dead as a/the dodo" in British English

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be (as) dead as a/the dodo


to not be important or popular any longer:

Letter-writing is as dead as the dodo.

(Definition of “be (as) dead as a/the dodo” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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