Death In Zombie Stories

Death is a fact of life – especially in zombie stories. This section of the zombie writing thesaurus gives some ideas for words and phrases you can use when referring to death and dying. There are also specialised thesaurus sections on corpses and graveyards.

Zombie Thesaurus: Death and Dying

  • Brown bread (rhyming slang)
  • Charnel
  • Cold
  • Croak
  • Cut down
  • Dead as a door-nail/coffin nail
  • Dead as earth
  • Dead as last year’s fashion
  • Dead as your dreams/hopes
  • Demise
  • Departed
  • Dispatch
  • Exit
  • Fall/fallen/fell
  • Lifeless
  • Liquidate
  • Massacre
  • Passing (away/on/over)
  • Slaughter
  • Snuffed out
  • Termination