A woman using an earplug.
earplug definition by Webster's New World
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a plug inserted in the outer ear, as to deaden excessive noise or keep out water when swimming
earplug definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- An object made of a soft, pliable material, such as cotton or rubber, and fitted into the ear canal to block the entry of water or sound.
- An earphone, especially one that fits into the ear.