be as deaf as a post

be as deaf as a post
British, American & Australian, informal, Australian to be completely deaf.

She's 89 and as deaf as a post.

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  • deaf as a post — Someone who is as deaf as a post is unable to hear at all …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • deaf as a post — adjective totally deaf; unable to hear anything • Syn: ↑profoundly deaf, ↑stone deaf, ↑unhearing • Similar to: ↑deaf * * * deaf as a post Absolutely deaf • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • deaf as a post — totally deaf; is incapable of hearing anything; stone deaf …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deaf as a post — adjective stone deaf …   Wiktionary

  • (as) deaf as a post — informal phrase very deaf Thesaurus: ear and hearinghyponym general words for the face or its featuressynonym Main entry: deaf * * * ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Deaf Wrestlefest — Event poster for the 2009 edition of Deaf Wrestlefest Information Promotion Steel City Wrestling …   Wikipedia

  • deaf — W3 [def] adj [: Old English;] 1.) physically unable to hear anything or unable to hear well →↑hearing impaired ▪ communication between deaf and hearing people ▪ I think Mum s going a bit deaf . ▪ She s deaf and dumb (=unable to hear or speak) and …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • deaf — [ def ] adjective ** not able to hear anything, or not able to hear very well. Many deaf people wear a hearing aid to help them hear. Deaf people often use their hands to communicate in sign language, and many can lip read what other people are… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deaf — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unpersuaded, insensitive; inattentive, oblivious. See inattention, deafness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Not able to hear] Syn. hard of hearing, hearing impaired, unhearing, stone deaf, earless, dull …   English dictionary for students

  • post — post1 W3S3 [pəust US poust] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(job)¦ 2¦(postal system)¦ 3¦(letters)¦ 4¦(collection/delivery)¦ 5¦(piece of wood/metal)¦ 6¦(football/hockey etc)¦ 7¦(newspaper)¦ 8¦(soldier/guard etc)¦ 9 border/military/customs/police post …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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