drop dead! Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “drop dead!” - English Dictionary

"drop dead" in American English

See all translations

drop dead

to die suddenly and unexpectedly
drop dead infml
If you tell someone to drop dead, you are saying that you are very angry with that person.
(Definition of drop dead from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"drop dead!" in British English

See all translations

drop dead!

slang
a rude way of telling someone that you are annoyed with them and want them to go away or be quiet: Oh, just drop dead!

drop-deadadverb

uk   /ˈdrɒp.ded/  us   /ˈdrɑːp.ded/ informal
used to emphasize that someone or something is extremely attractive: He's drop-dead gorgeous!
(Definition of drop dead! from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drop dead!”
in Chinese (Simplified) 滚开!闭嘴!…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滾開!閉嘴!…
What is the pronunciation of drop dead!?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “drop dead!”

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
by ,
May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

Read More 

Word of the Day

shade

to prevent direct light from shining on something

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More