Definition of prelingually deaf in English:

prelingually deaf

Pronunciation /prēˌliNGɡwəlē ˈdef/ /priˌlɪŋɡwəli ˈdɛf/

adjective

  • Deaf from birth or from a time in infancy before the development of the ability to speak.

    ‘The employee, Mr Taylor, is profoundly and prelingually deaf.’

Pronunciation

prelingually deaf

/prēˌliNGɡwəlē ˈdef/ /priˌlɪŋɡwəli ˈdɛf/