1. (stupid) (United States) 
a. tonto 
He sounds dumb because of his bad grammar.Parece tonto por su faltas gramaticales.
b. bobo 
Don't be dumb. Of course I'm coming to your party!No seas bobo. ¡Claro que iré a tu fiesta!
2. (old-fashioned) (pejorative) (permanently unable to speak) 
a. mudo 
My cousin has been dumb since birth.Mi primo ha sido mudo desde que nació.
1. (unable to speak) 
a. mudo(a) 
to be struck dumb with astonishmentquedarse mudo(a) de asombro
dumb animalslos animales indefensos
2. (colloquial) 
a. bobo(a), estúpido(a) (stupid; person, action) 
dumb blonderubia or
dumb [dʌm]
dumber (comparative)dumbest (superlative)
1 (Med) mudo; (with surprise etc) sin habla
a dumb person un mudo; to become dumb quedar mudo; she's deaf and dumb es sordomuda; dumb animals animales (m) indefensos; the dumb millions los millones que no tienen voz; to be struck dumb quedarse sin habla
2 (stupid) tonto; bobo
to act dumb hacerse el tonto; don't be so dumb! ¡no seas tonto or bobo!; that was a really dumb thing I did! ¡lo que hice fue una verdadera tontería or bobada!; he says some dumb things ¡dice cada tontería or bobada!; dumb blonde rubia (f) descerebrada or sin seso
as dumb as an ox más bruto que un arado
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