Definition of dumbstruck
: made silent by astonishment
Examples of dumbstruck in a sentence
The people in the courtroom were dumbstruck by his confession.
<the dumbstruck ecotourists gaped in silence as the enormous whale breached near their vessel>
First Known Use of dumbstruck
DUMBSTRUCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dumbstruck for English Language Learners
: so shocked or surprised that you cannot speak
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