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  1. deadbeat

    • IPA[ˈdɛdbiːt]

    英式

    • n.
      an idle, feckless, or disreputable person;a person who tries to evade paying their debts
    • adj.
      completely exhausted;(of a clock escapement or other mechanism) without recoil.
    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. informal, derogatory an idle, feckless, or disreputable person a nation of deadbeats who must work harder a deadbeat actor whose world is turned upside down by the free-spirited Sam
    • informal, derogatory a person who tries to evade paying their debts threatening a deadbeat to get him to pay up deadbeat borrowers

    形容詞

    • 1. informal completely exhausted I must go to bed—I'm dead beat
    • 2. (of a clock escapement or other mechanism) without recoil.
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    • IPA[ˈdedˌbēt]

    美式

    • n.
      an idle, feckless, or disreputable person: a nation of deadbeats who must work harder a deadbeat actor whose world is turned upside down by the free-spirited Sam
    • adj.
      (of a clock escapement or other mechanism) without recoil.

    Oxford American Dictionary