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Difference between Acquirement, Acquisition, Attainment and Accomplishment

Difference between Dead beat and Deadbeat

dead beat—(also: dead beaten) extremely tired:

  • It took me a very short time to get between the blankets, and soon I was asleep, for I was dead beat after my ride.


1. an idler who is not working or looking for a job:

  • Al was a deadbeat barely on the right side of the law, who hadn’t had a job in six years.

2. smb. who persistently fails to fulfill his obligations or pay his debts:

  • Wilson was a deadbeat who lived the end of his life running from creditors.