Meaning of “deaf” in the English Dictionary

"deaf" in British English

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deafadjective

uk /def/ us /def/

deafnoun [ plural ]

uk /def/ us /def/
the deaf

people who are unable to hear:

Many of the TV programmes are broadcast with subtitles for the deaf.

(Definition of “deaf” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"deaf" in American English

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deafadjective

us /def/

unable to hear:

She’s becoming increasingly deaf.

(Definition of “deaf” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)