- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||no longer in existence or use; dead; extinct.
The tracks remain in this area although the railroad is defunct.Curtsying appears to be a defunct custom in the United States.
- dead, extinct, obsolete
- living, operational, surviving
- similar words:
- deceased, disused, expired, inoperative, lifeless, out-of-date, outmoded, passť
||dead, extinct, late