Word forms: plural , 3rd person singular present
, present participle dead-heading
, past tense , past participle dead-headed
a plant which is flowering means to remove all the dead
flowers from it.
Dead-head roses as the blooms fade.
2. countable noun
[US , informal]
If you say
that someone is a deadhead
, you mean that they are stupid
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