Definitions for earpieceˈɪərˌpis

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a piece that covers or passes over the ear, as on a cap or eyeglasses.

  2. an earphone.

    Category: Hi-Fi and Audio

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. earphone, earpiece, headphone, phone(noun)

    electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear

    "it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"


  1. earpiece(Noun)

    A speaker placed inside or held near to the ear.

    Holding the earpiece to my ear, I could hear him speaking clearly.

  2. earpiece(Noun)

    The arm on a pair of glasses that hooks over the ear to hold them in place.

    My glasses won't stay on, as I've broken the left earpiece.

  3. Origin: ear + piece


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