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tone-deaf

American English: /ˈtoʊn ˌdɛf/
British English: /təʊnˈdɛf/

adjective

  • to be tone-deaf
    no tener oído (musical)
    Example sentences
    • If you think you're tone-deaf, she teaches you to hear the differences between each instrument.
    • Yet reading this novel, even a tone-deaf person could feel the delight and excitement that music enthusiasts experience when they hear an uplifting melody.
    • It's actually quite good to get tone-deaf people who think they can sing to play.
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