a bank that has liabilities exceeding its assets but continues to operate through government support:
These zombie banks are unable or unwilling to lend out money.
- Zombie process
zombie process operating system (Or “defunct process”) A Unix process that has terminated (either because it has been killed by a signal or because it has called exit()) and whose parent process has not yet received notification of its termination by executing (some form of) the wait() system call. A zombie process exists solely as […]
- Zombie someone out
zombie someone out noun A nonconforming person; a misfit: Andie doesn’t ”fit in” she’s an outsider, a ”zoid” (1970s+)
to turn (someone) into a zombie.
the body of a dead person given the semblance of life, but mute and will-less, by a supernatural force, usually for some evil purpose. the supernatural force itself. Informal. a person whose behavior or responses are wooden, listless, or seemingly rote; automaton. an eccentric or peculiar person. a snake god worshiped in West Indian and […]