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dumb
British English: /dʌm/
American English: /dəm/

Translation of dumb in German:

adjective dumberPronunciation: /ˈdʌmə(r)/, dumbestPronunciation: /ˈdʌmɪst/

  • 1 (dated or offensive) a dumb person
    ein Stummer/eine Stumme
    dumb animals or creatures
    die Tiere
    die stumme Kreatur [literary]
    dumb friend
    vierbeiniger Freund
  • 2 (temporarily speechless) he was [struck] dumb with fright/amazement
    vor Furcht/Staunen verschlug es ihm die Sprache
  • 3
    (inarticulate) sprachlos (Massen, Millionen)
    (saying nothing) stumm
    schweigend
  • 4 [informal] (stupid)
    doof [informal]
    act dumb
    sich dumm stellen [informal]
    a dumb blonde
    eine dümmliche Blondine [informal]

plural noun

  • (dated or offensive)the dumb the deaf and dumb
    die Taubstummen

Phrasal verbs

dumb down

[informal]
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