Definitions for deadheadˈdɛdˌhɛd
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a nonenterprising person who is not paying his way
"the deadheads on the payroll should be eased out as fast as possible"
a train or bus or taxi traveling empty
A person either admitted to a theatrical or musical performance without charge, or paid to attend
An employee of a transportation company, especially a pilot, traveling as a passenger for logistical reasons, for example to return home or travel to their next assignment.
Anyone traveling for free.
A train or truck moved between cities with no passengers or freight, in order to make it available for service
A person staying at a lodging, such as a hotel or boarding house, without paying rent; freeloader.
A stupid or boring person; dullard
A fan of the rock band the Grateful Dead (usually Deadhead).
To travel as a deadhead, or non-paying passenger.
To drive an empty vehicle.
To send (a person or message) for free.
To remove spent or dead blossoms from a plant.
If you deadhead your roses regularly, they will bloom all season.
A fan of the rock band The Grateful Dead.
Origin: From Grateful Dead + -head
one who receives free tickets for theaters, public conveyances, etc
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Deadhead or Dead Head is a name given to fans of the American jam band, the Grateful Dead. In the 1970s, a number of fans began travelling to see the band in as many shows or festival venues as they could. With large numbers of people thus attending strings of shows, a community developed. Deadheads developed their own idioms and slang.
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