tone–deaf

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adjective \ˈtōn-ˌdef\

Definition of tone–deaf

  1. :  relatively insensitive to differences in musical pitch

tone deafness

noun

1894

First Known Use of tone–deaf

1894


TONE–DEAF Defined for English Language Learners

tone–deaf

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adjective \ˈtōn-ˌdef\

Definition of tone–deaf for English Language Learners

  • : unable to hear the difference between musical notes or sing the right musical notes


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tone–deaf

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adjective \ˈtōn-ˌdef\

Medical Definition of tone–deaf

  1. :  relatively insensitive to differences in musical pitch

tone deafness

noun

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