Übersetzung von “deaf” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


adjective uk /def/ us /def/

B1 not able to hear

Many deaf people use sign language.
He goes to a school for the deaf.
as deaf as a post

completely deaf

más sordo que una tapia
Grandad’s as deaf as a post.

(Übersetzung von “deaf” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /def/

unable to hear

She has been deaf since birth.

(with to) refusing to understand or to listen

He was deaf to all arguments.
deafness noun

Her deafness is definitely getting worse.
deafen verb

to make hearing difficult; to have an unpleasant effect on the hearing

I was deafened by the noise of the aircraft overhead.
deafening adjective

very loud

the deafening roar of the engine.
deaf-mute noun

a person who is deaf and dumb.

fall on deaf ears

(of a warning etc) to be ignored

caer en oídos sordos
I warned him not to criticize her, but my advice clearly fell on deaf ears.
turn a deaf ear to

deliberately to ignore

hacerse el sordo
They turned a deaf ear to my suggestion.

(Übersetzung von “deaf” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)