Translation of dumb in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (temporarily silent) to remain dumbpermanecer en silencio or calladoto be struck dumbquedarse mudo or sin habla1.2 (unable to speak) (dated or offensive) she's deaf and dumb
enmudeceres sordomudaExample sentences
- Any blind or dumb person knows how unsafe it is in this land known as paradise.
- When the devil had come out, the dumb man began to speak.
- Then we have a black girl who's built like the rest, and she's dumb, she can't speak, she uses sign language.
- Sara felt herself pitying the poor, dumb creature.
- The bovine reference seems apt since I keep standing like a dumb beast on the wrong side of escalators, and walking down footpaths on the wrong side so that people have to go round me.
- Another dumb creature has also been in the limelight.
- 2 (stupid) (American English) [colloquial]bobo [colloquial]how dumb can you get?!¿cómo puedes ser tan tonto?¿cómo puedes ser tan bobo? [colloquial]that was a dumb thing to do/say¡qué tontería haber hecho/dicho eso!I can't get the dumb thing to workno logro hacer que funcione esta porquería [colloquial]to act dumbhacerse el bobo [colloquial]she played the dumb blondehacía el papel de la típica rubia tontaExample sentences
- I couldn't tell if he was being stupid, dumb, or idiotic.
- ‘You're so slow and stupid and dumb,’ she grumbled, opening it and taking out a pencil.
- Throughout the years, I've had personal contact with some folks that were heavy dope smokers and I always thought they were just extra dumb or extra stupid.
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