Meaning of “dumb show” in the English Dictionary

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"dumb show" in British English

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dumb shownoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈdʌm ˌʃəʊ/ us /ˈdʌm ˌʃoʊ/ UK

the use of hand movements and not speech in order to communicate what you mean, or an example of this

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

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