Definition of stone dead in English:

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stone dead

Pronunciation: /ˌstōn ˈded/


Completely dead.
Example sentences
  • She was dead, stone dead, and whoever had killed her had been sick enough to pin a note on her body.
  • When we came to the point it was stone dead, the place was so quiet.
  • Having played with the breeze they led by 20 points at half-time and just to demonstrate that their superiority had nothing to do with the elements they crossed for another try three minutes after half-time to kill the game stone dead.

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