Translation for 'dumb' from English to Russian
ADJ   dumb | dumber | dumbest
SYNO dense | dim | dull | ...
глупый {adj}dumb [esp. Am.] [coll.]
тупой {adj} [перен.] [умственно ограниченный]dumb [esp. Am.] [coll.]
немой {adj} [лишённый дара речи]dumb [unable to speak]
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Usage Examples English
  • Go Figure: The players were asked to split themselves into two groups of three "smart" players (Paul, Clay and Mark) and two "dumb" players (Craig and Nicole).
  • In today's Archie world, Moose isn't as dumb as he appears.
  • 806, which chartered the grammar school as the Columbia Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind and funded tuition costs for indigent deaf, dumb (mute), or blind children belonging to the District of Columbia.
  • Considering that a great number of the deaf and dumb are not receiving the benefit of instruction, and that this condition is owing to the impotence of families and of institutions, recommends that governments should take the necessary steps that all the deaf and dumb may be educated.
  • 32. Whether deaf and dumb.

  • The expression "dumb Swede" was established as they had difficulty learning English.
  • The term "dumbbell" or "dumb bell" originated in late Stuart England.
  • 2) "Cool or Dumb?": Tortoises make decisions on what is cool or dumb.
  • In May 2013, Metro released a "Dumb Ways to Die" game as an app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices.
  • "Dumb presagers" is sometimes seen as a continuation of the acting metaphor; a dumb show often preceded each act of Elizabethan plays.

  • Nowadays 'barge' generally refers to a dumb barge. [...] In Europe, a Dumb barge is: "An inland waterway transport freight vessel designed to be towed which does not have its own means of mechanical propulsion".
  • Vatika High School for Deaf & Dumb is a special school for deaf and dumb children in Sector 19-B of Chandigarh.
  • Its name is derived from Roman-period "Balbiniacum", "the place of Balbo or Balbinus or Balbinius"; or "of the dumb or silent man/men" (Gaulish: Irish Gaelic "balbh" = "dumb, silent").
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