[ US /ˌdɛˈdɛnd/ ]
lacking opportunities for development or advancement
stuck in a dead-end job
How To Use dead-end In A Sentence
- Too late to worry about that now, thought Dale, and swung the Toyota off the dead-end road into the snowy and brambled yard of the abandoned farmhouse. A Winter Haunting
- Others, regardless of their wounds, destitution, or dead-end occupations received disability benefits, but no invitation to retrain for new careers.
- The new highway dead-ended their lane.
- Learn from this that a happy future lies in working on any difficulties in your marriage, not a dead-end affair. The Sun
- The line feeds into dead-end lane, with verges pink with nodding water avens, and finally, another batch of buttercup meadows where every golden head faced west to the sinking sun.
- I wish that FDL agreed with me and Chait and Paul Krugman and the SEIU and the NAACP about health care rather than taking its counterproductive dead-ender stance. Matthew Yglesias » How Many Divisions Has Jane Hamsher?
- Father Stone drove the twenty miles from the nearest off-rez town, eastward on the spruce- and swamp-lined two-lane county road that dead-ended at the rez.
- He said he wouldn't want to guide a Marine into a low-paying, dead-end job.
- (Century, £20), is the story of his first years on tour and still only takes him up to 30; the enthusiasm that was so winning when he was a comic wannabe in dead-end jobs becomes wearing here, and the best moments offer glimpses of a tougher, sarkier side. Books news, reviews and author interviews | guardian.co.uk
- He got himself under control and threw out a dead-end remark. INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS