tone-deaf Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"tone-deaf" in British English

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tone-deafadjective

uk   /ˌtəʊnˈdef/  us   /ˌtoʊn-/
Someone who is tone-deaf is not ​able to ​recognize different ​notes or ​singtunesaccurately.
(Definition of tone-deaf from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tone-deaf" in American English

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tone-deafadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈtoʊn ˌdef/
not ​able to ​recognize different ​notes or ​singtunesaccurately
(Definition of tone-deaf from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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