see dead on one's feet.
Related Words for dead tiredoverworked, exhausted, jaded, sleepy, disgusted, impatient, fatigued, bored, weary, disabled, dead, weak, drained, weakened, listless, wearing, wearied, enervated, discontented, beat
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Historical Examples of dead tired
He was so dead-tired that I know he couldn't have lived if it had been cholera.A Little Girl of Long Ago
Amanda Millie Douglas
He was just as dead-tired in the morning as when he lay down.
He explained this by saying he feared to awaken the dead-tired, half-starved individuals on the bunks.Broke
Edwin A. Brown
My dear Harry,—I have been feeling so dead-tired all this spring that I believe a long break from my usual scenes is necessary.The Letters of William James, Vol. 1
Then the swarthy warrior dismounted and ordered the pakeha to get into the saddle; he saw that his prisoner was dead-tired.The adventures of Kimble Bent