English dictionary

deadly meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of deadly at MeaningMonkey.org. deadly meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.

DEADLY adjective

Definition of deadly (adjective)

  1. causing or capable of causing death
    • "a fatal accident"; "a deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness"
    • synonyms: deathly, mortal
  2. of an instrument of certain death
    • "deadly poisons"; "lethal weapon"; "a lethal injection"
    • synonyms: lethal
  3. extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom
  4. involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death
    • "the seven deadly sins"
    • synonyms: mortal
  5. exceedingly harmful
  6. (of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect

DEADLY adverb

Definition of deadly (adverb)

  1. as if dead
  2. (used as intensives) extremely
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

If you find this page useful, share it with others! It would be a great help. Thank you!


Link to this page: