when a person, usually after drinking copious amounts of alcohol, dies after choking on their own vomit. it occurs when a person is asleep (or passed out) and is lying on their back. it is so named as it is the fashion in which jimi hendrix died. thgus making it popular
my mate alsmost pulled a hendrix last nite but we saw him gagging.
person A: john bonham is dead?
person B: yeh he pulled a hendrix ages back