1. lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak
  1. a deaf person who is unable to speak
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How To Use deaf-mute In A Sentence

  • Experimental, semi-documentary film, showing London's East End through the lives of two deaf-mutes.
  • Tom used to own Uncle Freddy's Gallery with his partner and wife Linda Dorman, named in honor of his deaf-mute uncle, who was one of the few genuinely considerate adults in his not so pleasant youth. Paul Klein: The Catharsis of Hillbilly Nudity
  • At that time, there was talk of a deaf-mute who sometimes frequented the same spot, unschooled in any language of symbols, motioning uselessly to passersby. Matisse, in the Jardin des Tuileries, 1904
  • The story follows Ryu, a deaf-mute, as he tries to find a kidney for his ailing sister. ‘Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance’ Remake Is Coming From Warner Bros. » MTV Movies Blog
  • Celina Aarons has her two deaf-mute brothers on her plan. $201,000 Cell Phone Bill: Celina Aarons, Florida Woman, Receives Shocking T-mobile Bill
  • Nothing personal, but the term deaf-mute is way, way out of style. Judge to Immigrant Mothers: Learn English or Lose Your Kids
  • The deaf-mute had taken to smearing his face with white paint, they said, and that alone had saved him from a cell at the Ste. Matisse, in the Jardin des Tuileries, 1904
  • It follows two deaf-mute dockers who are completely cut-off from the outside world and are constantly pursued by groups of jeering children.
  • The students at Espoir des sourds have been reported to have been making the most of what the internet has to offer by connecting with other deaf-mutes and deaf-mute organisations and support groups throughout the world via the local cybercafes in Kisangani. Global Voices in English » Disabled Congolese Find Ways to Thrive
  • Pickleson, fairground giant with whom Doctor Marigold becomes friendly and who draws his attention to the deaf-mute whom Sophy eventually marries.
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