Definitions for "Drawing Dead"
Keywords:  flush, beaten, win, dead, chance
Drawing to a poker hand that has no chance of winning as another player is already holding a stronger poker hand that cannot be beaten. For example, in a Texas Holdem poker game if the flop is 7-8-8 and Player X has 5-6, whilst Player Y has 8-8, there is no poker hand Player X can improve to that can beat Player Y's four of a kind.
Drawing to a hand that can not possibly win.
Drawing to a hand that will lose even if you make your draw. If you have a straight draw but your opponent already has a flush, you are "drawing dead".
Keywords:  ducks