verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of deadhead
Examples from the Web for deadhead
“The world perceives cannabis consumers as deadhead, unemployed people—our mission is to change that,” says Defalco.Ganjapreneurs Flock to Colorado Following Marijuana Legalization|Abby Haglage, Caitlin Dickson|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was said that a deadhead could not borrow a sheet of writing paper in the capitol, nor in a county court-house.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama|Walter L. Fleming
You'll be a deadhead yourself if you ain't careful, young feller!The Young Acrobat of the Great North American Circus|Horatio Alger Jr.
He travels from Ohio to the gulf, but not in a palace car nor on a deadhead ticket.The Army Mule and Other War Sketches|Henry A. Castle
The farmer's features did not conceal his disgust when he discovered that his seat-mate was a deadhead.The Railroad Question|William Larrabee
Each one who could recite or do anything did it, and it was appreciated by a deadhead audience, something unusual nowadays.Adventures and Reminiscences of a Volunteer|George T. Ulmer
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).