Definition of ear trumpet in English:

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ear trumpet

Pronunciation: /ˈi(ə)r ˌtrəmpət/


A trumpet-shaped device formerly used as a hearing aid.
Example sentences
  • An ear trumpet could make him a good stocking-filler, to help him with the tricky art of listening.
  • So we just put him over there with a large ear trumpet so he can still take part.
  • Insects fascinated White, he even went as far as trying to see if bees could hear by shouting down a large ear trumpet next to the hives.

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Syllabification: ear trum·pet

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