Synonyms of dumb in English:

dumb


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adjective

1‘she stood dumb while he poured out a stream of abuse’

SYNONYMS

speechless, tongue-tied, wordless, silent, at a loss for words, voiceless, inarticulate, taciturn, uncommunicative, untalkative, tight-lipped, close-mouthed, saying nothing

informal mum

2‘he was born deaf and dumb’

SYNONYMS

mute, unable to speak, without the power of speech

technical aphasic, aphonic

3‘he is not as dumb as he wants people to believe’

SYNONYMS

stupid, unintelligent, ignorant, dense, brainless, mindless, foolish, slow-witted, slow, dull, dull-witted, witless, half-witted, blockish, doltish, dunce-like, simple, simple-minded, empty-headed, vacuous, vapid, idiotic, moronic, imbecilic, cretinous, obtuse, bovine, lumpish

thick, dim, dopey, dippy, dozy, half-baked, slow on the uptake, soft in the head, as thick as two short planks, thickheaded, chuckleheaded, dunderheaded, wooden-headed, fat-headed, thick-skulled, muttonheaded, boneheaded, lamebrained, birdbrained, pea-brained, brain-dead, dead from the neck up

British daft, not the full shilling

South African dof

West Indian dotish

vulgar slang dumb-ass

ANTONYMS

clever