1. (unable to hear or speak) masculine or feminine noun
La escritora Helen Keller era ciega y sordomuda. Su único contacto con el mundo era a través del tacto.The writer Helen Keller was blind and hearing and speech impaired. Her only contact with the world was through the sense of touch.
Tienen un hijo sordomudo que está haciendo la carrera de física.They have a deaf-mute son who's doing a degree in physics.
Aprendí el lenguaje de señas porque mi hermano es sordomudo.I learnt the sign language because my brother is deaf and dumb.
2. (person unable to hear or speak)
Marta va a un colegio especial para sordomudos.Marta goes to a special school for hearing and speech impaired people.
En el tren había dos sordomudos que hablaban por señas.In the train there were two deaf-mutes talking in sign language.
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