dead wrong

dead wrong

Completely wrong. If you think I'm doing your chores for you, you're dead wrong, buddy! Well, based on these results, my hypothesis is dead wrong.
See also: dead, wrong

dead wrong

completely wrong. I'm sorry. I was dead wrong. I didn't have the facts straight.
See also: dead, wrong

dead on one's feet

Extremely tired. This graphic hyperbole, with its use of “dead” in the meaning of “utterly fatigued,” is probably related to dead tired, where “dead” means “very” or “absolutely.” This locution has been traced to Irish speech and appears in such clichés as dead wrong for “completely mistaken,” dead right for “absolutely correct,” dead certain for “totally sure,” and others. “Dead on one’s feet” became common in the mid-twentieth century. John Braine used it in Life at the Top (1962): “Honestly, I’m dead on my feet.”
See also: dead, feet, on
References in classic literature ?
"All dead wrong from start to finish, an' Whittier he's to blame.
Anything that encourages and normalizes Facebook having a global currency on top of its existing unchecked global empire of spying, personal data resale and abuse is dead wrong.
DexCom (DXCM) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Northland with analyst Suraj Kalia saying he was "dead wrong" on the stock and G6 should continue to grow.
But one thing I am sure about, he is dead wrong,' Lacson said.
* Bogle to DeLegge on ETFs: CyIt Is You Who Are Dead Wrong'
"Bringing the Keystone XL Pipeline back to life is dead wrong. It puts America's birds and people in danger, and would further destabilize our changing climate," claims Bill Taddicken, director of Audubon Nebraska's Rowe Sanctuary.
Any system that holds out the POSSIBILITY that the best team in the Championship might not be promoted for years on end, is just dead wrong. If the definition of 'works' is that a second-tier club gets promoted, say, every other year, then why not just do it?
Petersburg Chapter held a screening of the documentary Dead Wrong: How Psychiatric Drugs Can Kill Your Child to expose the deadly effect of antidepressants and other psychotropic medications, particularly on those most vulnerable - children and youth.
United's approach to the third most important competition they'll play in was dead wrong and even though things have already becoming concerning in the Premier League, that shouldn't dull Steve McClaren's resolve to play his best team and take the cup seriously.
One hundred "zombie workers" of the 16 major high street stores that went bust since the start of the recession crept their way through the city centre with a message - it's dead wrong.
It is catastrophic to be dead wrong on the biggest issue of the last 50 years -- the issue of where jobs come from.
Dead wrong." Tens of thousands of Yazidis, a minority population mostly confined to northern Iraq, have been displaced by the four-month-old militant offensive in the region.
Not if you live in Cramlington, you'd be dead wrong, because the Labour-run Cramlington Town Council have delivered a massive kick in the teeth to residents, by demanding a rise in council tax of a whopping 156% from last year.