AskDefine | Define deadwood

Dictionary Definition



1 a branch or a part of a tree that is dead
2 someone or something that is unwanted and unneeded [syn: fifth wheel]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. coarse woody debris
  2. people judged to be superfluous to an organization or project
  3. money not realized by exiting a winning pump trade too early

Extensive Definition

Deadwood may refer to the following places:
Deadwood may also refer to:
deadwood in Danish: Deadwood
deadwood in German: Deadwood
deadwood in French: Deadwood
deadwood in Italian: Deadwood
deadwood in Dutch: Deadwood
deadwood in Volapük: Deadwood

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