earmuff

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noun ear·muff \ˈir-ˌməf\

Definition of earmuff

  1. :  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

  1. wearing a pair of earmuffs

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1881

First Known Use of earmuff

1881


EARMUFF Defined for English Language Learners

earmuff

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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

earmuff

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noun ear·muff \ˈir-ˌməf\

Definition of earmuff for Students

  1. :  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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