adjective see deaf

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • deafish — deaf·ish …   English syllables

  • deafish — ˈdefish adjective : slightly deaf : hard of hearing …   Useful english dictionary

  • deaf — adjective Etymology: Middle English deef, from Old English dēaf; akin to Greek typhlos blind, typhein to smoke, Latin fumus smoke more at fume Date: before 12th century 1. lacking or deficient in the sense of hearing 2. unwilling to hear or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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