Deadbeat - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdedbiːt|  American pronunciation of the word deadbeat
Brit.  |ˈdɛdbiːt|  British pronunciation of the word deadbeat

noun

- someone who fails to meet a financial obligation (syn: defaulter)

Examples

His friends are just a bunch of deadbeats.

He was accused of being a deadbeat.

You look dead beat.

Word forms

noun
singular: deadbeat
plural: deadbeats
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