dead tired

dead tired

Totally exhausted or fatigued. I was dead tired after working my third 12-hour shift in a row.
See also: dead, tired
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Writers there are who say the first adventure he met with was that of Puerto Lapice; others say it was that of the windmills; but what I have ascertained on this point, and what I have found written in the annals of La Mancha, is that he was on the road all day, and towards nightfall his hack and he found themselves dead tired and hungry, when, looking all around to see if he could discover any castle or shepherd's shanty where he might refresh himself and relieve his sore wants, he perceived not far out of his road an inn, which was as welcome as a star guiding him to the portals, if not the palaces, of his redemption; and quickening his pace he reached it just as night was setting in.
Funny, ain't it, you come home so dead tired every night, an' yet any night in the week you can get out an' dance unearthly hours.
I was dead tired, as you may fancy; and when I got to sleep, which was not till after a great deal of tossing, I slept like a log of wood.
There was nothing the matter with them except that they were dead tired.
At the end of an hour my head was in a perfect whirl and I was dead tired, fagged out.
I was dead tired last night and must have slept a long time.
Gillian Dale Aguilo relates the story behind her photo, "Masasa Afterglow": "I went to Masasa Beach in Tingloy, Mabini, Batangas and was dead tired when I got there.
This was the vicious cycle I got caught in for 15 years-wide awake for three days, dead tired in the next three days.
Munch was dead tired, and stopped to lean against a railing.
He noted that most pilgrims were dead tired after they spent Wednesday on Mount Arafat yesterday, then moving to Muzdalifah after sunset, and to Mina early today.
NORMAN Wisdom used to joke: "I was born in London, and went to school in Scotland - I used to be dead tired when I got home at night.
I was dead tired from the super long day, the cold water from earlier, and everything that had happened, but it was the only option.
You'll probably also be dead tired tomorrow, and those dishes don't do themselves -
A quick burger and fries and he is again on the road, the trip is going to take at least 5 hours and Jack is already dead tired.
A few hours later arrived in my home city of Wichita dead tired.