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deadhead

1. n. a stupid person. Wow, are you a deadhead!
2. tv. & in. [for someone] to return an empty truck, train, airplane, etc., to where it came from. I deadheaded back to Los Angeles.
3. n. a follower of the rock group the Grateful Dead. My son is a deadhead and travels all over listening to these guys.
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A lot of these guys who are deadheads think they are doing you a favor, but my regular customers who win the jackpot take care of the crew,'' he said, by tipping the deckhands the customary 20 to 50 percent of the take.
Another reason deadheads are brought aboard, Implom said, is to increase the fish counts, which landings use to entice customers.
Because they bring so many fish aboard, deadheads can instill confidence among the paying customers.
His death not only abruptly marked the end of the venerable Dead, the San Francisco-spawned musical road warriors whose popularity flourished over four decades of touring and recording, but served as an instant wake-up call to peripatetic Deadheads everywhere.
Soon after Jerry died, a grief counselor who also was a Deadhead gave me a call,'' McNally continued.
Deadheads worldwide second-guess the decisions that Latvala, the engineers, the producers and ultimately the band make.
You've got a bunch of picky Deadheads all over the planet saying, 'This is good and this ain't.
Due to the perception that one must use technical musical language to discuss music, much of this fine work has centered on sociological, philosophical, economic, religious, historical, and communicative aspects of the Grateful Dead and their fervent fan base, the Deadheads.
Like all Deadheads, Malvinni loves this music, a sentiment clear from his passionate prose.
If you desire to save seed but still wish to have a continuous blooming display simply deadhead until mid- to late August.
Other plants, including many perennials and shrubs, will only flower once per season even if you deadhead.
Deadhead Social Science: You Ain't Gonna Learn What You Don't Want to Know.
In the beginning of each chapter, the author describes the interconnections between his or her histories as a Deadhead and as a scholar.
Jim Martin, 50, of Grass Valley was more of a Crosby, Stills and Nash type than a Deadhead, but he was a hippie - and a bus owner.
Martha Kuhns, a Nevada County deputy district attorney and Deadhead, knows that her 1970 bus may be viewed as, well, unbefitting a prosecutor.