hard-of-hearing


hard-of-hearing
adjective
having a hearing loss
Syn: ↑hearing-impaired
Similar to: ↑deaf

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adjective
: of, relating to, or characterized by a defective but functional sense of hearing

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/hahrd"euhv hear"ing/, adj., n.
hearing-impaired.
[1555-65]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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