A verb meaning to act in an angry, hateful, resentful and/or uptight way.
Can also be used when the speaker perceives the individual to be acting this way.
Forms are: dead, dead·ing
***Note that this is THE VERY WORD that founded 'The Joke'.
Mr. Burgio: GUYS COULD YOU PLEASE QUIET DOWN I'M TRYING TO TEACH HERE. IF YOU WANT TO TALK I WILL SEND YOU DOWN TO THE OFFICE AND MAKE SURE YOU'RE SUSPENDED FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK, WOULD YOU LIKE THAT?