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Definition of dead ringer

dead ringer

noun

  • something that could be confused for something else, due to close appearance, characteristics, etc.
    You're a dead ringer for your brother.

    Last edited on Sep 23 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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