Definition of headphone
: an earphone held over the ear by a band worn on the head —usually used in plural
Recent Examples of headphone from the Web
Much of the free event was devoted to a silent disco, as fans listened to music using headphones and a cellphone app from iHeartRadio.
Visitors to the truck trailer wore headphones that described the various settings that were made to look like Yannely's home in the Dominican Republic.
Players can purchase food, glasses, headphones and bracelets that supposedly provide allergy relief.
Burk said the man was wearing headphones at the time.
Today, Jeremy is completing the 10th grade, moves around in a wheel chair and wears headphones because of hypersensitivity to sounds.
Never travel without a headphone splitter — that’s my mom tip.
The pink-noise bursts were played through headphones at specific intervals, synchronized according to each subject’s brain waves.
Gomez wears a Coach blush pink prairie dress and totes the brand's Swagger bag while radiating her classic Cool Girl vibe from the backseat (no neck pillows and headphones here).
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First Known Use of headphone
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Definition of headphone for Students
: an earphone held over the ear by a band worn on the head
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