Corpses In Zombie Stories

In any post-apocalyptic scenario there will be shortages of many things – but not corpses. This section of the zombie writing thesaurus gives some ideas for words and phrases you can use when referring to dead bodies. There are also thesaurus sections on death in general and on graveyards.

Corpse Thesaurus

  • Body
  • Cadaver
  • Carcass
  • Carrion
  • Deceased
  • Departed
  • Exhumed/exhumee
  • Maggot food
  • Necro
  • Popsicle/corpsicle (in morgue freezer)
  • Remains
  • Stiff/stiff as…