Meaning of dead set
Pronunciation: (ded' set' for 1 2 ded' set&sec for 3), [key]
- firmly decided or determined; resolved: His family was dead set against the marriage.
- a serious or determined attempt; firm effort: He made a dead set at winning the championship.
- the stiff posture assumed by a hunting dog in indicating the presence and location of game.
- dead set (Thesaurus)