dead-end dead-end

Definition(s):

  • (adj) lacking opportunities for development or advancement

Usage(s):

  1. Tatum O'Neal, who is 15 now, broke into the big time at nine, playing her dead-end father Ryan's dead-end kid in Paper Moon.
  2. The burger giant declares war on the definition of 'McJob' as low-paid, dead-end employment.

News

  1. Castle Hill Farm in Northbridge on preservation wish list

    NORTHBRIDGE - At the end of a dead-end scenic road, lined by a stone wall that many hands built in lieu of being laid off, is a boarded up barn and#8212; all that remains of what was once a thriving dairy farm.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  2. Is it now or never?

    NORTHBRIDGE - At the end of a dead-end scenic road, lined by a stone wall that many hands built in lieu of being laid off, is a boarded up barn - all that remains of what was once a thriving dairy farm.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  3. Street in Valhalla evacuated after cops discover hundreds of fireworks in basement

    VALHALLA (AP) – Police have evacuated a dead-end street in a New York suburb while they remove hundreds of boxes of commercial-grade fireworks from a basement.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Middletown Times Herald-Record

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