1. (unable to hear or speak) 
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.
b. deaf-mute (often offensive) 
Tienen un hijo sordomudo que está haciendo la carrera de física.They have a deaf-mute son who's doing a degree in physics.
c. deaf and dumb (often offensive) (United Kingdom) 
Aprendí el lenguaje de señas porque mi hermano es sordomudo.I learnt the sign language because my brother is deaf and dumb.
masculine or feminine noun
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.
b. deaf-mute (often offensive) 
En el tren había dos sordomudos que hablaban por señas.In the train there were two deaf-mutes talking in sign language.
1. (general) 
a. deaf and dumb 
2. (general) 
a. deaf-mute 
sordomudoa sordomuda
deaf and dumb
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