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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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How to say deadly in sign language?

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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. President Trump:

    Unfortunately I have to begin by expressing our sadness and heartbreak over the deadly shooting in Texas.

  2. Kimberly Gardner:

    It is illegal to wave weapons in a threatening manner at those participating in nonviolent protest, and while we are fortunate this situation did not escalate into deadly force, this type of conduct is unacceptable in St. Louis.

  3. Richard Matt:

    We're going to dip these in AIDS blood, and we'll put a patent on them, we'll sell them as deadly weapons.

  4. Police Chief David Brown:

    With police-involved shootings now in this country, we’re very hypercritical of every officer’s actions. But the suspect was armed with a box cutter, the officer used deadly force as a last resort.

  5. George Gordon Byron:

    For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast,And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'dAnd the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill,And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still

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