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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 [poetic]
    dumb friend
    vierbeiniger Freund
  • 2
    (temporarily speechless) stumm
    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 [colloquial]
    (stupid) doof [colloquial]
    act dumb
    sich dumm stellen [colloquial]
    a dumb blonde
    eine dümmliche Blondine [colloquial]

plural noun

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

Phrasal verbs

dumb down

transitive or intransitive verb
[colloquial]
verflachen

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