Definition of Dumbs

1. Verb. (third-person singular of dumb) ¹



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Definition of Dumbs

1. dumb [v] - See also: dumb

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dumbs

dumble-dors
dumbledor
dumbledore
dumbledores
dumbledors
dumbles
dumbly
dumbness
dumbnesses
dumbnut
dumbnuts
dumbo
dumbos
dumbphone
dumbphones
dumbs (current term)
dumbs down
dumbshow
dumbsize
dumbstruck
dumbwaiter
dumbwaiters
dumdum
dumdum bullet
dumdums
dumetose
dumfound
dumfounded

Literary usage of Dumbs

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1. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1872)
"... and dumbs would have eaten their own tongues.' ' What do you mean ? ... and dumbs, and cured their tongues and taught them to speak justly and ..."

2. The Millennium of Hungary and Its People by József Jekelfalussy (1897)
"... and dumbs must be mentioned. The most important and eldest is that of ... and dumbs admits 83 pupils of not exclusively Jewish religion. ..."

3. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1901)
"The orig. sense seems to have been 'stupid,' and perhaps Goth, dumbs is allied to Goth. daubs, deaf; see Deaf. Der. dumm-y ( = dumb-y). ..."

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