headset Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “headset” in the English Dictionary

"headset" in British English

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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

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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

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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…
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