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earplug

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noun ear·plug \-ˌpləg\

Simple Definition of earplug

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of earplug

  1. 1 :  an ornament inserted in the lobe of the ear especially to distend it

  2. 2 :  a device of pliable material for insertion into the outer opening of the ear (as to keep out water or deaden sound)

1904

First Known Use of earplug

1904

Rhymes with earplug

bear hug, bedbug, billbug, debug, firebug, fireplug, goldbug, humbug, june bug, lovebug, prayer rug, sea slug, smart drug, spark plug, stinkbug, throw rug, unplug, wall plug


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earplug

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noun ear·plug \-ˌpləg\

Medical Definition of earplug

  1. :  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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