Example sentences for: deadbeat

How can you use “deadbeat” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Even Zemeckis seems impatient to get to the magic; throughout the middle of this movie he simply checks out, like the directorial equivalent of a deadbeat dad.

  • And the New York Times goes with a new national database designed to catch deadbeat parents.

  • By now, he had admitted to knowing Chambers, but merely as one "George Crosley," a "deadbeat" he'd been kind to in passing a decade earlier.

  • From the bar of Greenwich Village's Lion's Head pub, where he reigned as a sort of rumpled deadbeat Buddha, he attracted a circle of seedy admirers who kept him in cold beer and pocket change in return for recycled, embellished anecdotes concerning his hard-luck youth and years of wandering.

  • There's the slightly tired riff about deadbeat dads: Lily's ex-husband promises to show up at their daughter's soccer game, but forgets about it until Lily angrily reminds him.


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