Definition of headphone in English:

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headphone

Pronunciation: /ˈhɛdfəʊn/

noun

(usually headphones)
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A device consisting of a pair of earphones joined by a band placed over the head, for listening to audio signals such as music or speech: I sloshed along the shore listening to Mozart on my headphones (as modifier headphone) a headphone socket
More example sentences
  • One headphone on, one headphone off, we recorded late into that evening as we were ‘on a roll’.
  • He was discovered in the back of the car wearing headphones still playing music from a mini disc player.
  • She then leaned down to the bag at her feat and brought out a small laptop and a pair of headphones.

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