earplug


ear·plug

noun \-ˌpləg\

: a piece of soft material that you put in your ear to keep out water, noise, etc.

Full Definition of EARPLUG

1
:  an ornament inserted in the lobe of the ear especially to distend it
2
:  a device of pliable material for insertion into the outer opening of the ear (as to keep out water or deaden sound)

First Known Use of EARPLUG

1904

ear·plug

noun \-ˌpləg\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EARPLUG

: a device of pliable material for insertion into the outer opening of the ear (as to keep out water or deaden sound)

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