Meaning of “headphones” in the English Dictionary

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"headphones" in British English

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headphonesnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈhed.fəʊnz/ us /ˈhed.foʊnz/

a device with a part to cover each ear through which you can listen to music, radio broadcasts, etc. without other people hearing

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

"headphones" in American English

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headphonesplural noun

us /ˈhedˌfoʊnz/

a device with parts that cover each ear through which you can listen to something, such as music, without other people hearing

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