dumb
[dʌm]
adjetivo
1. mudo(a) (unable to speak)
  • to be struck dumb with astonishment -> quedarse mudo(a) de asombro
  • dumb animals -> los animales indefensos
2. bobo(a), estúpido(a) (familiar) (stupid) (person, action)
  • dumb blonde -> rubia (f) or güera (f) sin cerebro (español de México)

dumb [dam]
adjetivo
1. Mudo, privado del habla (unable to speak).
  • She’s deaf and dumb -> es sordomuda
  • To strike one dumb -> enmudecer a uno
2. Bobo (stupid). (Coloquial)
  • To act dumb -> hacerse el tonto
  • Dumb-bell -> halterio, pesas, aparato gimnástico, mancuerna
  • Dumb creature -> bestia, bruto
  • Dumb show -> pantomima por señas, signo, gesto
  • Dumb motions -> señas mudas
  • Dumb-waiter -> ascensor doméstico, montaplatos (elevator; estante giratorio para vajilla, mesa de servicio, mesita rodante (table)
  • Dumbfound -> anonadar
  • We were dumbfounded at the news -> la noticia nos dejó anonadadas
va. Imponer silencio, mandar callar.

dumb [dʌm]
adjective
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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