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Definition of deadbeat

deadbeat

noun

  • being not able to pay the bills, debts or expenses.
    Deadbeat! Non-Payment of $280.00... Do not conduct business with him.

    Last edited on May 25 2004. Submitted by Jiri K. from Austria on May 25 2004.

  • a worthless person.

    Last edited on Oct 16 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 02 2009.

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