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Definition of "deaf-and-dumb" []

  • Lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "deaf-and-dumb" in a sentence
  • "He is summed up by Winter in one of the later novels as "dogged by a reputation as a weirdo loner with a passion for birdwatching and a deaf-and-dumb son"."
  • "We get dem all da time from da deaf-and-dumb school."
  • "To get quite specific, if I were the agency for Wal-Mart – which Edelman is – I would have fired them or as an employee, I would have quit after so many of the deaf-and-dumb things that company has done to harm its relationship with its public."