headset

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noun head·set \ˈhed-ˌset\

Definition of headset

  1. 1 :  an attachment for holding an earphone and transmitter at one's head

  2. 2 :  a pair of headphones

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1900

First Known Use of headset

1900


HEADSET Defined for English Language Learners

headset

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noun

Definition of headset for English Language Learners

  • : a pair of headphones

  • : a device that holds an earphone and a microphone in place on a person's head



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