When I auditioned for my high school musical, Carnival, they cast me as a deaf-mute.
He can distinguish light from darkness, but cannot be taught by any of the signs which are used with his deaf-mute companions.
In all cases it was the deaf-mute from birth who suffered most.
This substitute was a deaf-mute and so the imitation was perfect, for I had during my imprisonment maintained a constant silence.
The deaf-mute and the blind are deprived of normal avenues to communication.
A deaf-mute asked Alejandro how long it took him to come to Washington from his country.
A thought flashed through Hugh's mind,—the man might be a deaf-mute.
The little child Charles, of whom Anna writes, proved to be a deaf-mute, and was drowned near Halifax in 1787.
He is as silent as a deaf-mute and I have no doubt is the soul of discretion.
It would be best, he decided, to continue his pretense of being a deaf-mute.
A person who can neither hear nor speak. No longer in technical use. adj. (děf-myōōt')
Unable to speak or hear.