Definition of Hard-of-hearing

1. Adjective. Having a hearing loss.

Exact synonyms: Hearing-impaired
Similar to: Deaf



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hard-of-hearing

hard-boiled egg
hard-code
hard-core
hard-favoured
hard-fisted
hard-fought
hard-handed
hard-headed
hard-hearted
hard-hitting
hard-line
hard-liner
hard-liners
hard-mouthed
hard-nosed
hard-of-hearing (current term)
hard-ons
hard-pressed
hard-sell
hard-shell
hard-shell clam
hard-shell crab
hard-skinned puffball
hard-to-please(a)
hard-wire
hard-wired
hard-won
hard-working
hard and fast

Literary usage of Hard-of-hearing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Annals of the Deaf by Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf (1911)
"It is well known that the hard of hearing are as a class the ... We believe that in lip- reading the great majority of the hard of hearing have a source ..."

2. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the (1898)
"When, from extreme age, his sight began to fail and he also became hard of hearing, he would not infrequently blunder into playing solos among the orchestra ..."

3. The Association Review (1903)
"The Hard-of-Hearing in Public Schools. The number of people in almost every community with defective hearing is probably larger than any one imagines. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1886)
"In the Nebraska Institution for Deaf-mutes, fifteen per cent, of the pupils are graduated as hard-of- hearing speaking people, and not as deaf-mutes, ..."

5. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"To DULL, и. n. To become torpid. Bellenden. The v. is used by Chaucer ID the same sense. DULL, adj. Hard of hearing, 8. Sir John Sinclair. ..."

6. Phi Delta Kappan by Phi Delta Kappa (1912)
"far more than medicine, holds the key to a new world for the hard of hearing. The first part of the educational program is a widespread understanding of the ..."

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