Definition of earmuff
: one of a pair of ear coverings connected by a flexible band and worn as protection against cold or noises
Examples of earmuff in a Sentence
wearing a pair of earmuffs
Recent Examples of earmuff from the Web
That same day, SpecWest Concrete Systems of Sacramento spent $312 on safety glasses and $146 for protective earmuffs, according to invoices submitted to the state.
At the NRA’s indoor gun range, reporters were advised to wear protective earplugs and protective earmuffs, and yes, a loud blast from the guns equipped with silencers was still audible and still sounded like gunfire.
First my head is packed into a spongy wedge, then further braced with earmuffs and a hockey mask.
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First Known Use of earmuff
EARMUFF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of earmuff for English Language Learners
: either one of a pair of pads that cover the ears to keep them warm and that are connected by a flexible band
EARMUFF Defined for Kids
Definition of earmuff for Students
: one of a pair of coverings joined by a flexible band and worn to protect the ears from cold or noise
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