definitions
  • synonyms

death bell

|

noun

the bell that announces a death.

RELATED CONTENT

The Saddest Literary Deaths We’re Still Crying AboutLet's grab a tissue together and consider why the following deaths of some of our favorite fictional characters can still bring us to tears.
READ MORE

Nearby words

deasil, death, death adder, death and taxes, certain as, death angel, death bell, death benefit, death blow, death camass, death camp, death cap

Origin of death bell

First recorded in 1730–40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for death bell