adj. phr.
Completely deaf.

Sam is stone-deaf so let him read your lips if you know no sign language.

See: stone wall

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • Stone-deaf — a. As deaf as a stone; completely deaf. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stone deaf — Someone who is stone deaf is completely deaf …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • stone-deaf — stone deaf; stone deaf·ness; …   English syllables

  • stone-deaf — [stōn′def′] adj. [see STONE ] completely deaf …   English World dictionary

  • stone-deaf — def adj totally deaf …   Medical dictionary

  • stone-deaf — stone′ deaf′ adj. totally deaf • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • stone deaf — adj completely unable to hear …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stone-deaf — adjective totally deaf; unable to hear anything • Syn: ↑profoundly deaf, ↑deaf as a post, ↑unhearing • Similar to: ↑deaf * * * /stohn def /, adj. totally deaf. [1830 40; …   Useful english dictionary

  • stone deaf — adj. completely deaf the racket drove out any deer not stone deaf | the stone deaf person relies entirely on sight * * * ˌstone ˈdeaf [stone deaf] adjective completely unable to hear …   Useful english dictionary

  • stone deaf — also stone deaf ADJ: usu v link ADJ Someone who is stone deaf cannot hear at all …   English dictionary

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