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dead to the world

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dead to the world

adjective phrase

  1. Fast asleep (1899+)
  2. Drunk, esp stuporous from drink (1926+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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dead to the world

Sound asleep or unconscious, as in The alarm clock went off but Joseph was dead to the world. [ Late 1800s ]
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