earcup

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ear +‎ cup

Noun[edit]

earcup (plural earcups)

  1. One of the two cup-like sections of a pair of headphones that enclose the listener's ears.
    • 2007 June 14, David Pogue, “Headphones to Shut Out the World”, in New York Times[1]:
      The pleasantly smushy-edged earcups on this new model do an excellent job of isolating your ears.

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