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

Translation of dumb in Italian:


Although speech impaired is often used in English instead of dumb, the Italian translation is muto for both English expressions.
  • 1 (dated or offensive) (handicapped) a dumb person
    un muto

transitive verb

  • (make dumb)
    fare ammutolire

intransitive verb


Phrasal verbs

dumb down:

dumb [something] down, dumb down [something]
abbassare il livello di (show, programme)
Definition of dumb in:
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