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a dead ringer

a dead ring·er
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey ded ring-er]
    • /eɪ dɛd ˈrɪŋ ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey ded ring-er]
    • /eɪ dɛd ˈrɪŋ ər/

Definition of a dead ringer words

  • phrase a dead ringer If you say that one person is a ringer or a dead ringer for another, you mean that they look exactly like each other. 3

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Parts of speech for A dead ringer

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

a dead ringer popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

a dead ringer usage trend in Literature

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