Definition Of deadly


causing or able to cause death.

a deadly weapon

in a way resembling or suggesting death; as if dead.

her skin was deadly pale

Example Of deadly

  • "I only joined because of my mother," Chris tells her friend Annie after they've snickered through another deadly lecture on broccoli or carpet.

  • "Let me tell you something, " Christian continued, his voice deadly soft.

  • "You killed her, " Amy said her voice deadly and unforgiving.

  • A flat free-kick of typically deadly pace from David Beckham brushed the head of the Paraguay captain Carlos Gamarra and continued on its path to the net.

  • After a moment of deadly silence, the general spoke.

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