Save This Word!
the Dead Heart Australian the remote interior of Australia
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for Dead Heart
C20: from the title The Dead Heart of Australia (1906) by J. W. Gregory (1864–1932), British geologist
Words nearby Dead Heart
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
How to use Dead Heart in a sentence
But a hasty examination showed them, to their horror, that the girl was dead—heart failure, presumably.Where the Strange Trails Go Down|E. Alexander Powell
She wondered whether the solemn bell that once called its flock to worship had become as mute as her own dead heart.Polly of the Circus|Margaret Mayo
His repinings and upbraidings are manifestly all pointed at a dead heart, not at a dead queen.Sir Walter Ralegh|William Stebbing
We don't want to live forever like lumps of ice circling around a dead heart.Dead World|Jack Douglas
But he was convinced that in taking Marynia he was not taking a dead heart.Children of the Soil|Henryk Sienkiewicz