earmuff
noun Date: 1889 one of a pair of ear coverings connected by a flexible band and worn as protection against cold or noises

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  • earmuff — /ear muf /, n. either of a pair of often adjustable coverings for protecting the ears in cold weather. [1855 60, Amer.; EAR1 + MUFF] * * * …   Universalium

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  • earmuff — n. covering worn over the ear (for warmth) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • earmuff — ear•muff [[t]ˈɪərˌmʌf[/t]] n. clo Usu., earmuffs. one of a pair of pads set on a headband and worn over the ears in cold weather • Etymology: 1855–60, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • earmuff — /ˈɪəmʌf/ (say earmuf) noun one of a pair of adjustable coverings for protecting the ears in cold weather …   Australian English dictionary

  • earmuff — n. a wrap or cover for the ears, protecting them from cold, noise, etc. * * * noun either of a pair of ear coverings (usually connected by a headband) that are worn to keep the ears warm in cold weather • Hypernyms: ↑covering * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷… …   Useful english dictionary

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