would not be seen dead

would not be seen dead (doing something)

 and would not be caught dead (doing something)
would not do something under any circumstances. I wouldn't be seen dead going out with Bruno! Martha would not be caught dead going into a place like that.
See also: dead, not, seen

would not be seen dead

phr. would not do something under any circumstances. I wouldn’t be seen dead going out with Spike!
See also: dead, not, seen