dead|head1 [ `ded,hed ] verb transitive
1. ) to remove the dead flowers from a plant
2. ) AMERICAN to drive a train or bus that is carrying no passengers or goods on it
dead|head 2 [ `ded,hed ] noun count
1. ) OFFENSIVE a stupid person
2. ) INFORMAL someone who uses a free ticket to go to an event or to travel
3. ) AMERICAN a train or bus carrying no passengers or goods on it

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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