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ˈdɛd lidead·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deadly, deathly, mortal(adj)

    causing or capable of causing death

    "a fatal accident"; "a deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness"

  2. deadly, lethal(adj)

    of an instrument of certain death

    "deadly poisons"; "lethal weapon"; "a lethal injection"

  3. deadly, venomous, virulent(adj)

    extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom

    "venomous snakes"; "a virulent insect bite"

  4. deadly, mortal(a)(adj)

    involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death

    "the seven deadly sins"

  5. baneful, deadly, pernicious, pestilent(adj)

    exceedingly harmful

  6. deadly(adverb)

    (of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect

  7. deadly, lifelessly(adverb)

    as if dead

  8. madly, insanely, deadly, deucedly, devilishly(adverb)

    (used as intensives) extremely

    "she was madly in love"; "deadly dull"; "deadly earnest"; "deucedly clever"; "insanely jealous"

Wiktionary

  1. deadly(Adverb)

    Fatally, mortally.

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

  2. deadly(Adverb)

    In a way which suggests death.

    Her face suddenly became deadly white.

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

  3. deadly(Adverb)

    Extremely.

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

  4. deadly(Adjective)

    Subject to death; mortal.

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

  5. deadly(Adjective)

    Causing death; lethal.

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

  6. deadly(Adjective)

    very accurate (of aiming with a bow, firearm, etc.)

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

  7. deadly(Adjective)

    very boring

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

  8. deadly(Adjective)

    excellent, awesome, cool

    Etymology: deadlic (adj.), deadlice (adv.), corresponding to . Cognate with Dutch dodelijk, German tödlich.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deadly(adj)

    capable of causing death; mortal; fatal; destructive; certain or likely to cause death; as, a deadly blow or wound

  2. Deadly(adj)

    aiming or willing to destroy; implacable; desperately hostile; flagitious; as, deadly enemies

  3. Deadly(adj)

    subject to death; mortal

  4. Deadly(adverb)

    in a manner resembling, or as if produced by, death

  5. Deadly(adverb)

    in a manner to occasion death; mortally

  6. Deadly(adverb)

    in an implacable manner; destructively

  7. Deadly(adverb)

    extremely

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  1. Deadly

    Deadly! is a series of children's books written by Morris Gleitzman and Paul Jennings first published in 2000.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deadly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deadly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of deadly in a Sentence

  1. Mandela Barnes:

    I don't want us to be like,' Oh yeah, we got it done here.' Because that is what happened 12 years ago, and we got dealt a deadly dose of reality two years later.

  2. Shannon Watts:

    Adding more guns into the mix during a deadly pandemic won't make anyone safer, but it will make the gun lobby richer, this spike in gun sales is deeply concerning, particularly for the millions of children unexpectedly at home with unsecured guns, women sheltering in place with abusers, and anyone struggling economically and psychologically.

  3. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Israel is constantly working to prevent the transfer of advanced and deadly weaponry from Syrian territory to Hezbollah, israel is taking action and, when it does so, it is important for everyone -- including Russia -- to know that we are taking action.

  4. Peter Navarro:

    We were cruising along, until the Chinese Communist Party basically hit us with that deadly virus, that weaponized virus. And I don't think it's any coincidence that the first year that China had a down economy was the same year now that they're coming after us in all sorts of ways, and Joe Biden is the candidate of the Chinese Communist Party.

  5. Stephen Stamboulieh:

    If you have the right already under Heller to keep a deadly weapon in your home, you have the right to keep a non-deadly weapon.

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