Associations to the word «Earplug»

Wiktionary

EARPLUG, noun. A piece of protective gear meant to be inserted in the ear canal to protect the wearer's hearing from loud noises or the intrusion of water.
EARPLUG, verb. (transitive) To fit with earplugs.

Dictionary definition

EARPLUG, noun. An earphone that is inserted into the ear canal.
EARPLUG, noun. A plug of cotton, wax, or rubber that is fitted into the ear canal for protection against the entry of water or loud noise.

Wise words

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