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Meaning of “headphones” in the English Dictionary

"headphones" in British English

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headphonesnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈhed.fəʊnz/  us   /-foʊnz/
a ​device with a ​part to ​cover each ​ear through which you can ​listen to ​music, ​radiobroadcasts, etc. without other ​peoplehearing
(Definition of headphones from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 ​peoplehearing
(Definition of headphones from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “headphones”
in Arabic سَمَّاعة رأس…
in Korean 헤드폰…
in Portuguese fones de ouvido…
in Catalan auriculars…
in Japanese ヘッドホン(ヘッドフォン)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 耳机…
in Turkish kulaklık…
in Russian наушники…
in Chinese (Traditional) 耳機…
in Italian cuffie…
in Polish słuchawki…
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