Someone painfully oblivious to social situations and the world at large. Unable to read blatant social cues.
Mayer is so tone deaf he sent fried chicken to vegetarians and asked an atheist his religion. Sigh
by bambiandzac March 30, 2021
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Guilty of making a comment with which I disagree for against which I have no coherent argument.
Matt Damon's comments on the #metoo movement are utterly tone deaf. - Minnie Driver"
by Ufo4243 December 27, 2017
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person 1: hey can you give me a good example of people who are tone deaf?
person 2: sure just listen to the jonas brothers.
*2 days later*
person 2: so did you see the jonas brothers and how tone deaf they are?
person 1: what? i went deaf from the screaming girls are the jonas brothers concert so i cant hear you.
by In A Fort February 14, 2009
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A person who thinks he/she can hit the right notes and stay in tune when they really sound horrible and are not good at all. They are often unable to hear the difference between two notes or on pitch notes and flat notes.
People on American Idol that audition that think they can sing but you hear them singing on tv horribly yet they dont realize they are horrible. These people are tone-deaf
by kate_thesinger April 30, 2006
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A person who is tone deaf lacks the ability to correctly hear relative differences between musical notes.
in the music lesson:

teacher: "ok bob, give me a SOL"
bob does something with the guitar...
teacher: "NOO!!!, that's not a SOL!!... are you tone deaf ?!!"
by TMP3 December 6, 2010
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The lamest excuse for all bad singers.
1:"Just a small town girl, livin' in a loooneelyyyy wo-"
2:"Stop singing. Now. Please."
3:"Hey, that's not nice, I'm tone deaf! Don't make fun of my disability!"
4:"Bitch please."
by THEChillmasters December 23, 2010
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An adjective describing a person who can't hear the difference between off beat and on beat or on key and off key
Person one: hey can you give me an example of a tone deaf person?

Person two: look up country music on Spotify
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