Meaning of “earphones” in the English Dictionary

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"earphones" in British English

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earphonesnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈiə.fəʊnz/ us /ˈɪr.foʊnz/

a piece of electronic equipment that you put over or in your ears so that you can listen privately to radio, recorded music, etc.:

a pair/set of earphones

(Definition of “earphones” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"earphones" in American English

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earphonesplural noun

us /ˈɪərˌfoʊnz/

an electrical device that fits over or in your ears, allowing you to listen to a radio or a device that plays music

(Definition of “earphones” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)