Example sentences for: deadbeat

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

  • "I have a deadbeat father I have never met," Nussle said on the House floor in 1995, arguing for a provision to compel states to get tougher on child-support collection or risk losing federal aid.

  • They're indignant that we allowed Russia, our old nemesis and new deadbeat debtor, to water down our terms for ending the war and sneak its troops into Kosovo ahead of us.

  • "A lawyer of any kind would help, otherwise they assume you"re a deadbeat," the man said.

  • 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.

  • Nita Lowey says, "To be the biggest deadbeat at the United Nations ..."

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