: totally deaf

Word History

First Known Use

1762, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stone-deaf was in 1762

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Cite this Entry

“Stone-deaf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stone-deaf. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

stone-deaf

adjective
-ˈdef
: totally deaf

Medical Definition

stone-deaf

adjective
: totally deaf
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