headphone

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pair of supra-aural headphones

EtymologyEdit

head +‎ phone

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NounEdit

headphone (plural headphones)

  1. A listening device placed or worn in the ear, usually sold in pairs
    She handed me one headphone so I could listen too.

Usage notesEdit

Also used as a noun modifier: e.g. headphone plug, headphone socket. The device composed of two, is called in the plural headphones.

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