dead president

noun

US informal a banknote

Nearby words

  1. dead metal,
  2. dead nettle,
  3. dead of,
  4. dead on one's feet,
  5. dead point,
  6. dead pulp,
  7. dead reckoning,
  8. dead ringer,
  9. dead run,
  10. dead sea

Word Origin for dead president

C20: from the pictures of various dead presidents that appear on US banknotes

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