Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A train or bus or taxi traveling empty; A nonenterprising person who is not paying his way.

Usage examples (34)
  • Verb (used without object) : The train carried coal to Pittsburgh and then deadheaded back to Virginia to pick up another load
  • One of the fun bits of being a deadhead is the links it brings.deadsongs. vue.21
  • Similarly, third-party carriers are in a better position to reduce "deadhead" travel, which is any travel by trucks when they are empty.
  • ElJet provides that value by utilizing empty leg (or "deadhead") flights whenever possible. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.