What is Deadbeat?
Deadbeat definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a person who deliberately avoids paying debts.
a loafer; sponger.
being a parent who neglects parental responsibilities, especially one who does not pay child support: deadbeat dads.
Horology. noting any of various escapements acting without recoil of the locking parts from the shock of contact.
Electricity. (of the indicator of an electric meter and the like) coming to a stop with little or no oscillation.