Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Lacking the power of speech; mute; silent.

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Usage examples "dumb":

  1. Believe me, we might henceforth be dumb to each other, and, meeting again after many a day, we should feel as if we had all along been walking hand in hand." - "The Youth of Goethe", Peter Hume Brown.
  2. Well, cook, were you born dumb? - "Man and Wife", Wilkie Collins.
  3. It is possible that he is deaf and dumb. - "The Green Flag", Arthur Conan Doyle.