[ UK /ˈi‍əplʌɡ/ ]
[ US /ˈiɹˌpɫəɡ, ˈɪɹˌpɫəɡ/ ]
  1. an earphone that is inserted into the ear canal
  2. a plug of cotton, wax, or rubber that is fitted into the ear canal for protection against the entry of water or loud noise
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How To Use earplug In A Sentence

  • If the noise level rises above that point, hearing protection, earplugs or a similar device, would be required.
  • Noise-induced hearing loss can be prevented by avoiding excessive noise and using hearing protection such as earplugs and earmuffs.
  • He had inserted earplugs to soften the noise of his daughter, he said, but these served only to damage his middle ear and his balance.
  • Wear earplugs and an eye mask if your sleep environment is too noisy or too bright.
  • One thing to keep in mind: Foam earplugs are meant to be disposable and they will get crudy over time. Make Comfortable Noise-Isolating Earbuds For Less Than A Dollar | Lifehacker Australia
  • The best protection is to wear earplugs. Times, Sunday Times
  • Be aware, though, that this kind of earphone makes noise itself: whenever you're walking, or even just touching the cord, you may hear an unwelcome addition to your music - because of the earplug effect. Ubergizmo
  • We recommend that staff at the youthful paper acquire hard hats, flak jackets, earplugs and rawhides.
  • She wished she had earplugs; the sounds were deafening, an eternal shrill threnody of nonlife. T2®: THE FUTURE WAR
  • Break out the earplugs, another “Real Housewife” is hitting the recording industry — thanks to the magic of autotune! Danielle Staub Congress Run?
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