Deaf



adjective, deafer, deafest.
1.
partially or wholly lacking or deprived of the sense of hearing; unable to hear.
2.
refusing to listen, heed, or be persuaded; unreasonable or unyielding:
deaf to all advice.
3.
(initial capital letter) of or relating to the Deaf or their cultural community:
Deaf customs and values.
noun, (used with a plural verb)
4.
deaf persons collectively (usually preceded by the):
social services for the deaf.
5.
(initial capital letter) deaf persons who identify themselves as members of a community composed of deaf persons and others who share in their culture (usually preceded by the).
adjective
1.

partially or totally unable to hear
(as collective noun; preceded by the): the deaf See also tone-deaf

2.
refusing to heed: deaf to the cries of the hungry

deaf (děf)
adj.

Partially or completely lacking in the sense of hearing.

Deaf Of or relating to the Deaf or their culture.

n.

Deaf people considered as a group.

Deaf The community of deaf people who use American Sign Language as a primary means of communication.

def

adjective

Excellent; wonderful; cool, rad: She is really def/ He’s got a def girlfriend

[1983+ Black; origin uncertain; perhaps fr black English (Jamaican) pronunciation of death, where the semantics would resemble those of killer, murder, etc; certainly interpreted by many as a shortening of definite]
In addition to the idiom beginning with
deaf

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