Definition of Strike dumb

1. Verb. Render speechless, as by surprising or shocking. "We were struck dumb by the candidate's announcement"

Generic synonyms: Affect, Impress, Move, Strike

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strike Dumb

strike-slip fault
strike a balance
strike a blow
strike a chord
strike a nerve
strike a note
strike back
strike bowler
strike bowlers
strike breaking
strike down
strike dumb (current term)
strike force
strike gold
strike hard
strike home
strike it lucky
strike leader
strike lucky
strike me pink
strike off
strike out
strike partner
strike partners
strike pay
strike plate

Literary usage of Strike dumb

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1. Webster's High School Dictionary: A Dictionary of the English Language by Noah Webster (1892)
"To strike dumb with sudden fear, terror, or wonder. — As tou'ish ing1, a. Amazing ; surprising ; admirable ; marvelous. — As tou'ish mont, и. ..."

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