American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. No longer living but supernaturally animated, as a zombie.
- un- + dead (Wiktionary)
“Luke thought maybe you could, you know, use one of the suggested speeches in the pamphlet, except use the word undead instead of”
“But the pull of the undead is a siren song becoming impossible to resist.”
“If only I were clear on whether undead is the same as "not alive," I'd know where to put Geraldo.”
“With that said, I agree that the focus of that use of force would be establishing a cordon around the Capital, and ejecting newly created undead from the cordon.”
“Things did not move in a natural way -- those fringe creatural behaviors could be called "undead" rather than alive.”
“In the previous book, Ciara managed to save the day and keep the secrets of the undead from the national network radio.”
“The basic plot concerns a series of twentieth and twenty-first century researchers getting caught up with the legacy of Vlad Ţepeş, alias Count Vlad III of Wallachia, alias Dracula, who turns out to be still around in undead form.”
“Specifically, players now maneuver Kennedy with the wireless nunchuk controller, while aiming his gun or slashing his knife at hoards of the undead is handled via the motion-sensing controller, which adds a more realistic and immersive touch to the award-winning game.”
“The final siege of the castle by the undead is both action packed and a riot.”
“At the time, especially given the Eastern European connection, that sounded a bit too much like a reference to a certain undead Transylvanian aristocrat to be appealing.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘undead’.
takes the form of a, demon, teeth of iron, unicorn, forest spirit, magical eel, savage humanoid, one-horned animal, creature, headless humanoid, disease-bringing ..., rainbow-feathered... and 607 more...
Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
This is Ghost List 2 ( the kind that go 'boo!' ) :P
( open list )
words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
Odd or mysterious beings.
Also check out the automachine list by drusky.
My favourite unwords. Please feel free to suggest.
What have they been called?
Looking for tweets for undead.