But no, of course she don't—deafer and deafer, deafer and deafer every day.
But no, of course she dont—deafer and deafer, deafer and deafer every day.
No, oh, no; for then she would be deafer and dumber and blinder than she was before.
Mr. Kirkup (who is deafer than a post now) tries in vain to convert him to the spiritual doctrine.
He has a very bad cold, and could not get up till the afternoon, and he is deafer than ever.
deafer yet to the clarion call of emulation in the race of life and struggles for power, rank, and fame.
He was deafer than ever to Miss Phbes remarks, and listened with a little impatience to Tozers wisdom.
"Darn me if I'm not gettin' deafer every day," was the reply.
Old English deaf "deaf," also "empty, barren," specialized from Proto-Germanic *daubaz (cf. Old Saxon dof, Old Norse daufr, Old Frisian daf, Dutch doof "deaf," German taub, Gothic daufs "deaf, insensate"), from PIE dheubh-, which was used to form words meaning "confusion, stupefaction, dizziness" (cf. Greek typhlos "blind).
The word was pronounced to rhyme with reef until 18c. Deaf-mute is from 1837, after French sourd-muet. Deaf-mutes were sought after in 18c.-19c. Britain as fortune-tellers. Deaf as an adder (Old English) is from Psalms lviii:5.
Partially or completely lacking in the sense of hearing.
Deaf Of or relating to the Deaf or their culture.
Deaf people considered as a group.
Deaf The community of deaf people who use American Sign Language as a primary means of communication.