[ duhm-found, duhm-found ]
/ dʌmˈfaʊnd, ˈdʌmˌfaʊnd /
verb (used with object)
to make speechless with amazement; astonish.
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Also dumb·found·er, dum·found·er.
OTHER WORDS FROM dumbfounddumb·found·er·ment, dum·found·er·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dumbfound
/ (dʌmˈfaʊnd) /
(tr) to strike dumb with astonishment; amaze
Word Origin for dumbfound
C17: from dumb + (con) found
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