deaf

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdɛf/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɛf/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(def )


Inflections of 'deaf' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
deafer
adj comparative
deafest
adj superlative
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deaf

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is [tone, partially, completely] deaf
  2. is deaf [in one ear, on one side]
  3. was born deaf
  4. am starting to go deaf
  5. have been deaf [all my life, since I was a child]
  6. the [accident, music, noise] made her (go) deaf
  7. deaf and blind
  8. a deaf-blind child
  9. deaf or hard of hearing
  10. for deaf [people, children, students]
  11. a part of deaf culture
  12. Are you deaf?
  13. as deaf as a post
  14. the [warning, suggestion] fell on deaf ears
  15. was deaf to [the warnings, their advice]
n
  1. [captions, subtitles] for the deaf
  2. the deaf can [watch, follow] (the news) with captions
  3. the deaf and [hard of hearing, hearing impaired]
  4. is (made) accessible to the deaf
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