Definition of hearing aid in English:

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hearing aid

Pronunciation: /ˈhi(ə)riNG ˌād/


A small device that fits in or on the ear, worn by a partially deaf person to amplify sound.
Example sentences
  • She did wear a big hearing aid that delivered highly amplified sound to her left ear.
  • The device looks like an older hearing aid with a curved battery and electronics holder worn above and behind the ear.
  • Each time you come to the church you should switch your hearing aid to the ‘T’ position for better quality sound.

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Syllabification: hear·ing aid

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