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

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

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

  • Agent Orange contained dioxins, which are some of the most deadly poisons known.

  • And because I came from a single-income family, I was eligible for a student allowance, even with the deadly radar of means-testing.

  • And in doing so there's a distinct possibility that deadly force will have to be used.

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