headset Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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   us   /ˈhed.set/
a set of headphones , ​especially one with a microphoneattached 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 ​electricaldevice 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 ​computersystem. 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
Word of the Day

golden

made of gold

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

hyperpalatable adjective
hyperpalatable adjective
August 24, 2015
describes food with heightened levels of sugar and salt, intended to be extremely appealing In Brazil, where the prevalence of overweight and obese adults has doubled since 1980, crisps, biscuits, energy bars and sugary drinks formulated to be ‘hyper-palatable’ are much more widely eaten than previously.

Read More