What is dumb?

  • (adj): Unable to speak temporarily.
    Example: "Struck dumb"
    Synonyms: speechless
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on dumb:

Coates Law Of Maturity - Factors and Influences - Dumb Phase
... During the course of aging a wine may slip into a "dumb phase" where its aromas and flavors are very muted ... The cause or length of time that this "dumb phase" will last is not yet fully understood and seems to vary from bottle to bottle ...
Stereotypes Of White People - Stereotypes - Intra- White Stereotypes
... The dumb blonde is a popular-culture derogatory stereotype applied to blonde-haired women ... The archetypical "dumb blonde," while viewed as attractive and popular, has been portrayed as very promiscuous, as well as lacking in both common street-sense and academic ... The dumb blonde stereotype is used in 'blonde jokes.' ...
List Of Regular Mini-sections In Private Eye - Dumb Britain
... Occasionally, Dumb America, Dumb Ireland, Dumb Australia and other countries are also featured ...
Dumb Pipe
... With regard to a mobile network operator (MNO, or operator), the term dumb pipe refers to an operator’s network being used simply to transfer bytes between the customer’s device and the Internet ... The use of the term “dumb” refers to the inability of the operator to restrict services and applications to its own portal and primarily just provide simple bandwidth and network speed ... understood operational models for a MNO are the dumb pipe, the smart pipe, and the walled garden ...
Cristyle - Production and Writing Discography
... Be Lovin' U Long Time" Side Effects Heat E=MC² 2008 Chilli "Dumb Dumb Dumb" Bi-Polar 2008 Natasha Bedingfield "Angel" Pocketful of Sunshine 2008 Tiffany Evans "I'm Grown" Tiffany Evans 2008 Teyana Taylor "Goog ...

More definitions of "dumb":

  • (adj): Lacking the power of human speech.
    Example: "Dumb animals"
  • (adj): Unable to speak because of hereditary deafness.
    Synonyms: mute, silent
  • (adj): Slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity.
    Example: "Dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"
    Synonyms: dense, dim, dull, obtuse, slow

Famous quotes containing the word dumb:

    How will it be with kingdoms and with kings—
    With those who shaped him to the thing he is—
    When this dumb Terror shall rise to judge the world,
    After the silence of the centuries?
    Edwin Markham (1852–1940)

    The loss of my sight was a great fillip. If I could go deaf and dumb I think I might pant on to be a hundred.
    Samuel Beckett (1906–1989)

    The worst drugs are as bad as anybody’s told you.... It’s just a dumb trip, which I can’t condemn people if they get into it, because one gets into it for one’s own personal, social, emotional reasons. It’s something to be avoided if one can help it.
    John Lennon (1940–1980)