deaf-mute

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Synonyms for deaf-mute

a deaf person who is unable to speak

lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak

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And if that doesn't compromise him enough, he then falls in love with Fon (Charlie Yeung), a deaf mute pharmacist, whom he manages to successfully woo despite his questionable day job.
In the first episode, an elderly deaf mute is beaten over the head with a metal bar and raped.
Or, as in another recent case, arresting a deaf mute whose sign language they misinterpreted as an insulting gesture.
Just as Joe begins to let his emotional guard down, even falling in love with deaf mute pharmacist Fon (Young), the hit man discovers Surat intends to double-cross him.
Meanwhile, in Tokyo, grieving deaf mute teenager Rinko Kikuchi struggles to communicate.
Just as Joe begins to let his emotional guard down, even falling in love with deaf mute pharmacist Fon (Charlie Young), the hit man discovers Surat intends to double-cross him.
A COUPLE who trafficked a deaf mute girl into the UK and kept her as a slave were told yesterday they must pay her PS101,300 in damages.
Within hours, however, the police killed the convict and learned that he was a deaf mute.
Life is hard on the family farm in stony, windswept Nova Scotia -- and harder for young Belinda MacDonald, a deaf mute whose affliction has been confused with mental deficiency.
He posed as a deaf mute to hide his accent and eventually returned to the UK through Spain.
The deaf mute anti-hero of the original film is replaced by a morose, straggly-haired Nicolas Cage.
He then moved to London and from there to Glasgow where he struck up a brief relationship with deaf mute Tracey Horner.
But cripple is now regarded as offensive, while deaf mute is derogatory because it implies an incapacity to communicate.
While we do not believe that the police should ever put their lives in jeopardy, or the life of any citizen facing bodily harm, we do believe that three to five officers ought to be able to subdue a deaf mute with a rake.
The gold miner, a deaf mute, had floated down the river for miles,'' she said.
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