hard of hearing
adjective Date: 1564 relating to or having a defective but functional sense of hearing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hard of hearing — {adj.} Partially deaf. * /Some people who are hard of hearing wear hearing aids./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hard of hearing — {adj.} Partially deaf. * /Some people who are hard of hearing wear hearing aids./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hard-of-hearing — adj. having a reduced ability to hear, but not fully deaf; partly deaf. Syn: hearing impaired. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hard of hearing — adj [not before noun] 1.) unable to hear very well →↑deaf 2.) the hard of hearing [plural] people who are unable to hear very well …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hard of hearing — Someone who s hard of hearing is a bit deaf …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • hard of hearing — ► hard of hearing not able to hear well. Main Entry: ↑hard …   English terms dictionary

  • hard of hearing — Somewhat deaf • • • Main Entry: ↑hard …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard of hearing — adjective unable to hear well …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hard of hearing — adjective Having difficulty hearing; somewhat deaf. Speak loudly, because Grandpa is somewhat hard of hearing …   Wiktionary

  • hard\ of\ hearing — adj Partially deaf. Some people who are hard of hearing wear hearing aids …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hard of hearing — ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ Someone who is hard of hearing is not able to hear properly …   English dictionary

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