phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Home | Search the phrases.org.uk website Search | Discussion Forum Home|

Re: Dead right

Posted by R. Berg on February 26, 2004

In Reply to: Phrase posted by Marc White on February 26, 2004

: anyone know the origination of the phrase "dead right"?

One meaning of "dead" is absolutely, perfectly, without a doubt, as in "The estimate was dead on."