Definition of Deadly


  • (of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect
  • exceedingly harmful
  • involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death
    "the seven deadly sins"
  • extremely poisonous or injurious
    producing venom
    "venomous snakes"
    "a virulent insect bite"
  • of an instrument of certain death
    "deadly poisons"
    "lethal weapon"
    "a lethal injection"
  • causing or capable of causing death
    "a fatal accident"
    "a deadly enemy"
    "mortal combat"
    "a mortal illness"


  • (used as intensives) extremely
    "she was madly in love"
    "deadly dull"
    "deadly earnest"
    "deucedly clever"
    "insanely jealous"
  • as if dead
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Unscramble deadly

54 unscramble word found using the letters deadly.

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