(Aus.) definitely, certainly; also as excl.
|Bulletin (Sydney) 26 Apr. 44: Dead set the best bake in history they give me and I got the book for a shit pot dud.|
|Ridgey-Didge Oz Jack Lang 25: Dead Set Honestly!|
|You Wouldn’t Be Dead for Quids (1989) 19: This dead set shits on cartin’ beef.|
|White Shoes 146: A bunch of wogs tried to kill me on Friday, Les. I’m dead-set lucky to be alive .|
|Bug (Aus.) June [Internet] Dead set, it must be hard to be a Blues coach with so much talent.|
|Tales of the Honey Badger [ebook] I was dead-set shitting myself.|