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adjective dumb pronunciation in British English /dʌm/
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  1. 1
    informal stupid
    She’s so dumb she can’t even figure out her answering machine.
    You gave him your phone number? That was a dumb thing to do.
  2. 2
    mainly literary temporarily unable or unwilling to speak, especially because you are very shocked
    Some of the passengers were dumb with terror.
    be struck dumb: I was struck dumb by the clerk’s rudeness.


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