deadbeat n : someone who fails to meet a financial obligation [syn: defaulter]
The term deadbeat may refer to:
- Deadbeat parent, a parent that has freely chosen not to financially support their children
- Deadbeat (Musician), the stage name of Canadian electronica musician, Scott Montieth
- Dead beat control, a problem in discrete control theory of finding an optimal input sequence that will bring the system output to a given setpoint in a finite number of time steps.