dead run


a steady run at top speed: The centerfielder caught the ball on the dead run.

Nearby words

  1. dead point,
  2. dead president,
  3. dead pulp,
  4. dead reckoning,
  5. dead ringer,
  6. dead sea,
  7. dead sea fruit,
  8. dead sea scrolls,
  9. dead set,
  10. dead set against

Origin of dead run

First recorded in 1885–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019