US: A death row prisoner on his terminal walk to eternity inherites the unenviable title of 'dead man walking'.
As the prisoner set of for his last walk to the gas chamber the other con's slowly shook there heads from side to side and muttered 'dead man walking'.
by Blue Cawdrey November 21, 2004
An employee who is certain to be fired in the near future.
I pay no attention to my boss anymore; he's a dead man walking.
by anonymousq October 26, 2006
An exclamation warning people in prison that an inmate who is on death row is walking by and caution should be taken since they wouldn't hesitate to kill someone, seeing as they are already dead.
Guard: Dead man walking!
Inmate: AHH! Where is my teddy?!?!!1!
by Ryan Timothy January 28, 2009
An employee who is certain to be fired in the near future.
I pay no attention to my boss anymore; he's a dead man walking.
by anonymousq October 26, 2006
In poker - when a player is drawing dead and has no chance of winning the hand.
Even though Rex had quad Aces on the turn, Randy had drawn a Royal Flush, so Rex was a dead man walking.
by Catch November 21, 2006

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