dead person

NOUN
  1. someone who is no longer alive
    I wonder what the dead person would have done
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How To Use dead person In A Sentence

  • We set up a little seance and tried calling up some dead personalities and ask questions while a machine was recording everything.
  • I grieved over one dead person and one dying person and I encouraged one to quit smoking.
  • We, too, can be entitled, for a fee, to claim kin with eminent or at least socially presentable ancestors; to have a pedigree drawn up and illuminated, on quality paper or indeed (why not?) on parchment, complete with the coat of arms of some long-dead person of the same name: some armigerous Griffin of yesteryear, who may impress our friends and put a snap in our walk and a sneer on our lip as we mingle in a world where, in these democratic times, we have to live on terms of apparent equality with poor fellows who have no ancestors at all. Anxieties of Influence
  • This is the'dead person walking '. The Sun
  • The dead person is buried in a coffin about two feet below ground level.
  • Of course when people say, "poetry is dead," they don't mean that everyone who writes a poem is actually a dead person (I don't think), but rather that the art form is "metaphysically" dead to the world. Travis Nichols: Let Us Now Praise Undead Poets
  • Dead persons are buried in coffins on the grounds of a church or are cremated and have their ashes buried in the graveyard.
  • He clumsily lifts the dead person back onto the pile of freshly killed human corpses, slumping over it in exhaustion, his lab coat cloaking the heap, but not entirely covering it. Michael Vazquez: ON THE 48TH ANNUAL NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL
  • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • The dead person's name and dates of birth and death are written inside the lid.
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