deaf as a doorpost

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deaf as a doorpost (not comparable)

  1. (simile) stone deaf (unable to hear at all)
    • 2003, David Farland, The Lair of Bones, Macmillan, page 203 [1]:
      And grandmother sat in her rocker before the fireplace, deaf as a doorpost and half-blind as well.

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