headset Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “headset” in the English Dictionary

"headset" in British English

See all translations

headsetnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhed.set/  us   /ˈhed.set/
a set of headphones, especially one with a microphone attached to it
(Definition of headset from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"headset" in American English

See all translations

headsetnoun [C]

 us   /ˈhedˌset/
an electrical device that consists of a part that fits over a person's ears and a part into which the person can speak, used for communicating over a telephone or by radio without using the hands
(Definition of headset from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"headset" in Business English

See all translations

headsetnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhedset/ IT
a piece of equipment worn on the head that allows someone to hear sound when using a phone, music, or computer system. Headsets sometimes have a microphone (= a part you speak into): a Bluetooth/wireless/hands-free headset
(Definition of headset from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “headset”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指带有话筒的)一副耳机…
in Turkish mikrofonlu kulaklık…
in Russian наушники…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指帶有話筒的)一副耳機…
in Polish słuchawki…
What is the pronunciation of headset?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day

droid

a robot (= a machine controlled by computer) that is made to look like a human

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More