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dead end

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dead endnoun
pluraldead ends
dead end
noun
pluraldead ends
Learner's definition of DEAD END  
[count]
: a street that ends instead of joining with another street so that there is only one way in and out of it
: a situation, plan, or way of doing something that leads to nothing further

— dead–end

/ˈdɛdˌɛnd/adjective,always used before a noun
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