deaf-mute

noun
\ˈdef-ˈmyüt \

Definition of deaf-mute 

often offensive

: a deaf person who cannot speak

Other Words from deaf-mute

deaf-mute adjective often offensive

First Known Use of deaf-mute

circa 1837, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of deaf-mute was circa 1837

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deaf-mute

adjective
\ˈdef-ˈmyüt \

Medical Definition of deaf-mute 

(Entry 1 of 2)

often offensive

: lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak

Other Words from deaf-mute

deaf-muteness noun sometimes offensive
deaf-mutism \-ˈmyüt-ˌiz-əm \ noun sometimes offensive

deaf-mute

noun

Medical Definition of deaf-mute (Entry 2 of 2)

often offensive

: a deaf person who cannot speak

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