SKIP TO CONTENT

deaf-mute

Definitions of deaf-mute
  1. noun
    a deaf person who is unable to speak
    synonyms: deaf-and-dumb person, mute
    see moresee less
    types:
    dummy, silent person
    a person who does not talk
    type of:
    deaf person
    a person with a severe auditory impairment
  2. adjective
    lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak
    synonyms: deaf-and-dumb
    deaf
    lacking or deprived of the sense of hearing wholly or in part
Word Family
EDITOR’S CHOICE

Test prep from the experts

Boost your test score with programs developed by Vocabulary.com’s experts.

  • Proven methods: Learn faster, remember longer with our scientific approach.
  • Personalized plan: We customize your experience to maximize your learning.
  • Strategic studying: Focus on the words that are most crucial for success.

SAT/PSAT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 8 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

TOEFL

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 10 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

ACT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 700+
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Time: 1 hour / week