dead-on


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dead-on

(dĕd′ôn′, -ŏn′)
adj. & adv. Informal
Precisely accurate and to the point: a dead-on impersonation; played the scene dead-on.

dead′-on′



adj. Informal.
exactly right; perfect.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dead-on - accurate and to the point; "a dead-on feel for characterization"; "She avoids big scenes...preferring to rely on small gestures and dead-on dialogue"- Peter S.Prescott
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
accurate - conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy; "an accurate reproduction"; "the accounting was accurate"; "accurate measurements"; "an accurate scale"
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