hard of hearing

adjective
Updated on: 3 May 2018

Definition of hard of hearing

: relating to or having a defective but functional sense of hearing

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hard of hearing

adjective hard of hear·ing \ ˌhärd-ə(v)-ˈhi(ə)r-iŋ \

medical Definition of hard of hearing

: of or relating to a defective but functional sense of hearing

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