- deaf from birth or having acquired deafness before learning to speak
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the prelingually deaf
Words nearby prelingually deaf
How to use prelingually deaf in a sentence
And in his view, they may be good at policy but have “a deaf ear when it comes to politics.”
Bowman claims that she told both her agent and an attorney about the incident, but her allegations fell on deaf ears.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A new reality series spotlights the extent people will go to impress a crush—from pretending to be deaf to committing theft.‘My Crazy Love’ Reveals the Craziest Lies People Tell for Love|Kevin Fallon|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Girma is a 26-year-old Harvard Law School graduate—and she is blind and deaf.
Deaf and hard of hearing who wanted to view it could not get access to the talk—it was ridiculous.
And in that day the deaf shall hear the words of the book, and out of darkness and obscurity the eyes of the blind shall see.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Frau S. admitted that was true, but at the same time suggested it would be well for him to remember we were not all deaf.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Others revolt at the injustice of the monopoly, and the words fall on ears that would be deaf if they could.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
She was determined to know God's will concerning her; and to such God never turns a deaf ear.The value of a praying mother|Isabel C. Byrum
So Miss Grains made no alteration in her costume, and she turned a deaf ear to Mr. Puffin's ecclesiastical authority.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills