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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

Freebase

  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. Robert Dunham:

    2019 came close to being the year of executing the innocent, our courts and public officials too frequently flat out ignore potentially deadly mistakes, and often take steps to obstruct the truth.

  2. Rodrigo Duterte:

    Regular Jobs Now. Duterte reiterated his plea for Congress to re-impose the death penalty for drug offenders and other criminals, and said he would not stop his deadly crackdown on illegal drugs. The fight will not stop until those who deal in (drugs) understand that they have to stop because the alternatives are either jail or hell, he said. PHILIPPINES CANCELS TALKS WITH COMMUNIST REBELS AMID ATTACKS Duterte also addressed the United States in his speech by demanding America give back three church bells that were seized more than a century ago in the Philippine village of Balangiga. Give us back those Balangiga bells…They are part of our national heritage ... return it to us, this is painful for us.

  3. Bill Waldock:

    The headlines in the papers called it the' Deadly 727.' There were a lot of calls for grounding it, you had travel agents booking passengers away from the airplane. It could have killed the airplane.

  4. Luigi Barzini:

    Public and private food in America has become eatable, here and there extremely good. Only the fried potatoes go unchanged, as deadly as before.

  5. Khehla John Sitole:

    I am certain that the speedy response by the joint security forces has averted what could have been a more severe blood bath, it is rather unfortunate that such an incident takes place during a time when South Africa is being plagued by a deadly virus and violent crimes.

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    • A. proprietary
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