Simple Definition of deafen
: to make (someone) unable to hear
Full Definition of deafen
deaf·eneddeaf·en·ing play \-fə-niŋ, ˈdef-niŋ\
: to make deaf <was deafened by the explosion>
Examples of deafen
We were deafened by the explosion.
First Known Use of deafen
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