Definition of headphones noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

headphones

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhedfəʊnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedfoʊnz//
 
(also earphones)[plural] Radio technology, Listening to music
 
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a piece of equipment worn over or in the ears that makes it possible to listen to music, the radio, etc. without other people hearing it a pair/set of headphones She was listening to the radio through headphones. See related entries: Radio technology, Listening to music
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: headphones