Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having the faculty of speech either imperfectly developed or partially lost.
  • n. One who has the faculty of speech either imperfectly developed or partially lost.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the faculty of speech but imperfectly developed or partially lost.
  • n. A semimute person.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting a person who, owing to the loss of the sense of hearing, has lost also to a great extent the faculty of speech, or who, owing to congenital deafness, has never perfectly acquired that faculty.
  • n. A person thus affected.

Etymologies

semi- +‎ mute (Wiktionary)

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