- 1 [plural] people who have died The dead and wounded in that one attack amounted to 6,000.
- 2[singular] the state of being dead Christians believe that God raised Jesus from the dead. (figurative) In nine years he has brought his party back from the dead almost to the brink of power. Idioms
in the quietest part of the night I crept out of bed in the dead of night and sneaked downstairs.
in the dead of nightjump to other results
in the coldest part of winter
in the dead of winterjump to other results