deadhead

Definitions of deadhead
  1. noun
    a train or bus or taxi traveling empty
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    type of:
    public transport
    conveyance for passengers or mail or freight
  2. noun
    a nonenterprising person who is not paying his way
    “the deadheads on the payroll should be eased out as fast as possible”
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    type of:
    nonworker
    a person who does nothing
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