Definition of Deaf

Deaf a. means: Obscurely heard; stifled; deadened.

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Deaf a. means: Obscurely heard; stifled; deadened.

Meaning of Deaf

Deaf (a.) means: Obscurely heard; stifled; deadened.

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Deaf (a.): Decayed; tasteless; dead; as, a deaf nut; deaf corn.

Deaf (a.): Unwilling to hear or listen; determinedly inattentive; regardless; not to be persuaded as to facts, argument, or exhortation; -- with to; as, deaf to reason.

Deaf-mute (n.): A person who is deaf and dumb; one who, through deprivation or defect of hearing, has either failed the acquire the power of speech, or has lost it.

Sonifer (n.): A kind of ear trumpet for the deaf, or the partially deaf.

Deaf-mutism (n.): The condition of being a deaf-mute.

Deaf (a.): Wanting the sense of hearing, either wholly or in part; unable to perceive sounds; hard of hearing; as, a deaf man.

Stone-deaf (a.): As deaf as a stone; completely deaf.

Deve (a.): Deaf.

Deaf (v. t.): To deafen.

Dunny (a.): Deaf; stupid.

Surd (a.): Net having the sense of hearing; deaf.

Deaf (a.): Obscurely heard; stifled; deadened.

Deaf (a.): Deprived of the power of hearing; deafened.

Earless (a.): Without ears; hence, deaf or unwilling to hear.

Microcoustic (n.): An instrument for making faint sounds audible, as to a partially deaf person.

Sign (n.): Hence, one of the gestures of pantomime, or of a language of a signs such as those used by the North American Indians, or those used by the deaf and dumb.

Deafen (v. t.): To make deaf; to deprive of the power of hearing; to render incapable of perceiving sounds distinctly.

Dactylology (n.): The art of communicating ideas by certain movements and positions of the fingers; -- a method of conversing practiced by the deaf and dumb.

Audiphone (n.): An instrument which, placed against the teeth, conveys sound to the auditory nerve and enables the deaf to hear more or less distinctly; a dentiphone.

Osteophone (n.): An instrument for transmission of auditory vibrations through the bones of the head, so as to be appreciated as sounds by persons deaf from causes other than those affecting the nervous apparatus of hearing.

Mute (n.): One who, from deafness, either congenital or from early life, is unable to use articulate language; a deaf-mute.

Chirology (n.): The art or practice of using the manual alphabet or of communicating thoughts by sings made by the hands and fingers; a substitute for spoken or written language in intercourse with the deaf and dumb. See Dactylalogy.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Deaf

Meaning of corned beef

corned beef means: Adj. Deaf. Rhyming slang for deef, a Scottish pronunciation of deaf. [Glasgow use]

Meaning of COCK A DEAF ONE

COCK A DEAF ONE means: Cock a deaf one is British slang for to pretend not to hear.

Meaning of DEAF AND DUMB

DEAF AND DUMB means: Deaf and dumb is London Cockney rhyming slang for the buttocks (bum). Deaf and dumb is London Cockney rhyming slang for a plum.

Meaning of Deef

Deef means: Deaf.

Meaning of Mutt And Jeff

Mutt And Jeff means: Deaf

Meaning of Dummerer

Dummerer means: Somebody who pretends to be (deaf and?) dumb in order to appear a more deserving beggar

Meaning of mutton

mutton means: Adj. Deaf. Abbreviated form of the rhyming slang 'mutt'n'jeff'.

Meaning of sandshoe furry crotch

sandshoe furry crotch means: Use of alternate words to aggravate listeners - especially slightly deaf ones. Means "Thank you very much".

Meaning of mutt 'n' jeff

mutt 'n' jeff means: Adj. Deaf. Cockney rhyming slang on the cartoon characters created by Bud Fischer and popular after the Second World War. Cf. 'mutton'.

Meaning of def (someone) out

def (someone) out means: Verb. To ignore (someone). Possibly originally deaf out, so therefore to ignore by not listening. E.g."I hate the way that she always defs me out when I say something." [Midlands use]

Meaning of cloth-ears

cloth-ears means: Noun. Someone who has poor hearing or doesn't pay attention to imparted information. From the {Informal}uial adjective cloth-eared - deaf.

Meaning of NEWS BUTCHER

NEWS BUTCHER means: Peddler who sells magazines, candy, fruit, 'etc., in trains. Usually employed nowadays by Union News Co. Thomas A. Edison, the inventor, was a news butcher in his youth and became deaf when a conductor boxed his ears for accidentally starting a fire while experimenting in a baggage car near Smith Creek, Mich.

Meaning of Mutt and Jeff

Mutt and Jeff means: Deaf. Poor buggers mutt and jeff. Usually full slang expression is used. very often the expression is shortened to mutton as in "Poor buggers mutton".

Meaning of BULLY BEEF

BULLY BEEF means: Bully beef is British slang for a bully.Bully beef is London Cockney rhyming slang for chief.Bully beef is north English rhyming slang for deaf.

Meaning of Deaf

Deaf means: Decayed; tasteless; dead; as, a deaf nut; deaf corn.

Meaning of Deaf

Deaf means: Unwilling to hear or listen; determinedly inattentive; regardless; not to be persuaded as to facts, argument, or exhortation; -- with to; as, deaf to reason.

Meaning of Deaf-mute

Deaf-mute means: A person who is deaf and dumb; one who, through deprivation or defect of hearing, has either failed the acquire the power of speech, or has lost it.

Meaning of Sonifer

Sonifer means: A kind of ear trumpet for the deaf, or the partially deaf.

Meaning of Deaf-mutism

Deaf-mutism means: The condition of being a deaf-mute.

Meaning of Deaf

Deaf means: Wanting the sense of hearing, either wholly or in part; unable to perceive sounds; hard of hearing; as, a deaf man.

Meaning of Stone-deaf

Stone-deaf means: As deaf as a stone; completely deaf.

Meaning of Deve

Deve means: Deaf.

Meaning of Deaf

Deaf means: To deafen.

Meaning of Dunny

Dunny means: Deaf; stupid.

Meaning of Surd

Surd means: Net having the sense of hearing; deaf.

Meaning of Deaf

Deaf means: Obscurely heard; stifled; deadened.

Meaning of Deaf

Deaf means: Deprived of the power of hearing; deafened.

Meaning of Earless

Earless means: Without ears; hence, deaf or unwilling to hear.

Meaning of Microcoustic

Microcoustic means: An instrument for making faint sounds audible, as to a partially deaf person.

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Rabble means: To rumple; to crumple.

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Silesian means: Of or pertaining to Silesia.

Meaning of Stoppling

Stoppling means: of Stopple

Meaning of Warmth

Warmth means: The glowing effect which arises from the use of warm colors; hence, any similar appearance or effect in a painting, or work of color.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of BLOW YOUR MIND

BLOW YOUR MIND means: Blow your mind is slang for to have a psychedelic experience. Blow your mind is slang for to be astounded or surprised.

Meaning of TAN

TAN means: Tan is slang for to beat or flog.

Meaning of arse

arse means: Noun. 1. The buttocks. The similar 'ass' isn't used as frequently, remaining more of an Americanism. S.e. from 1600s until mid 1800s. 2. An objectionable person. 3. A mistake, a poor job. E.g."He's made such an arse of that plastering job that I think we'll need to redo it." Exclam. Expressing anger or frustration.

Meaning of spotted dick

spotted dick means: n a suet pudding with raisins in it, often served on festive occasions and with custard. And yes, the Brits do use “dick” to mean the same thing Americans do.

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