Adjective "Deadset" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Deadset


    Definition:

    1. firmly decided or determined; resolved: His family was dead set against the marriage. noun

    2. a serious or determined attempt; firm effort: He made a dead set at winning the championship.

    3. Hunting. the stiff posture assumed by a hunting dog in indicating the presence and location of game.

    Origin:
    dead set

    Examples:

    "executives can be deadset."