(redirected from deafmute)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • all
  • noun
  • adj

Synonyms for deaf-mute

a deaf person who is unable to speak

lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
lag behind this year's biggest hit so far, the Salman Khan- starrer Ek Tha Tiger , but Ranbir's affable act as a deafmute boy did brisk- enough business to eclipse the opening weekend collections of Rockstar , the actor's best show till now.
Meanwhile, in Japan a detective is trying to contact the original owner of the gun used in Morocco through his daughter Chieko (Rinko Kikuchi), a deafmute who seems incredibly lonely and lost.
I devoted myself to teaching deafmutes the system of 'visible speech', but am best remembered for patenting the telephone in 1876
Deafmutes who speak with their fingers behave covertly with their fingers, and the movements may be suitably amplified" (p.