Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A dumb person; especially, one who feigns dumbness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete One who feigns dumbness.

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  • noun obsolete One who pretends to be unable to speak.

Etymologies

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Related to dumb.

Examples

  • The man who pretends to be deaf and dumb went about then, and was known as the dummerer.

    The History of London

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