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hard-of-hearing

[hahrd-uh v-heer-ing]
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adjective, noun
  1. hearing-impaired.
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Origin of hard-of-hearing

First recorded in 1555–65
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • The aim of the method is to graduate its pupils as hard-of-hearing speaking people, instead of deaf-mutes.

    The Deaf

    Harry Best