Corpse vs Undead - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between corpse and undead
is that corpse
is a dead body while undead
is those creatures which are dead yet still moving.
As a verb corpse
is (intransitive|slang|of an actor) to lose control during a performance and laugh uncontrollably.
As a adjective undead is
pertaining to a corpse, though having qualities of life.
* corse (obsolete)
A dead body.
(archaic, sometimes, derogatory) A human body in general, whether living or dead.
* See also
(intransitive, slang, of an actor) To lose control during a performance and laugh uncontrollably.
Pertaining to a corpse, though having qualities of life.
(horror fiction) Being animate, though non-living.
Those creatures which are dead yet still moving.
* 1997 , Carol Margaret Davison, Paul Simpson-Housley, Bram Stoker's Dracula: sucking through the century, 1897-1997
- In the zombie movie, an army of the undead accosted some nubile skinny-dipping teenagers.
- Innocent VIII lent credibility to the actual existence of undeads , an action that perpetuated, and even stimulated, vampire hysteria.
* living dead
* Frankenstein's monster