There are 2 translations of deaf in Spanish:

deaf1

Pronunciation: /def/

adj

  • 1.1 sordo to be deaf in one ear (temporarily) estar* sordo de un oído (permanently) ser* sordo de un oído to go deaf quedarse sordo he's deaf and dumb es sordomudo [puede resultar ofensivo]
    More example sentences
    • Thorn Park School is a day special school for deaf and partially hearing children from two to sixteen years of age.
    • Budgie is a hearing dog for the deaf and was brought in for assembly by his owner Tracy Lewis, who lives in the town.
    • If you're talking to a deaf person and a hearing person, don't just focus on the hearing person.
    1.2 (unwilling to hear) to be deaf to sth hacer* oídos sordos a algo he was deaf to her pleas/protests hizo oídos sordos a sus ruegos/protestas
    More example sentences
    • As I said last weekend, it's easy to become deaf to the sirens in Hackney.
    • It may be that I've been deaf to the roar of protest that has met this authoritarian and intrusive measure.
    • You appear to excel at giving orders but are deaf to the needs of your employees.

Definition of deaf in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day mandíbula
f
jaw …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 2 translations of deaf in Spanish:

deaf2

n pl

  • the deaf las personas con sordera, los sordos [puede resultar ofensivo] the deaf and dumb los sordomudos [puede resultar ofensivo]

Definition of deaf in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day mandíbula
f
jaw …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.