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English noun: headphone

1. headphone (artifact) electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear

SamplesIt was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked.

Synonymsearphone, earpiece, phone

Broader (hypernym)electro-acoustic transducer

Narrower (hyponym)earplug, receiver, telephone receiver

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