headphone

[hed-fohn]
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Origin of headphone

First recorded in 1910–15; head + -phone
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Related Words for headphone

television, telephone, radio, bug, handset, headphone, transceiver

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Word Origin and History for headphone
n.

1914, from head (n.) + second element extracted from telephone.

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