verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of deadhead
Examples from the Web for dead-headed
I may say here that Horace Greeley was dead-headed through to California.Seventy Years on the Frontier|Alexander Majors
The ticket with which the stage agent presented him, dead-headed him only to this point.Eleven Years in the Rocky Mountains and Life on the Frontier|Frances Fuller Victor
by 1974 in sense of "devotee of the rock music band the Grateful Dead;" earlier (with lower-case) "one who rides for free on the railroads" (1866), and "non-paying spectator" (1841).