hard-of-hearing hard-of-hearing

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having a hearing loss

Usage(s):

  1. Hypacusics' Heroine Sirs: Speaking as one of the millions of hard-of-hearing folk in this land I wish that in your admirable review of Harriet.
  2. Though theaters are required to lend listening systems to hard-of-hearing customers, Bernstein has purchased her own infrared unit.
  3. Among these, Denison Kitchel, 56, a wispy, introverted, hard-of-hearing mining-industry lawyer seems as out of place as a Boy Scout on a bronco.

News

  1. Hot New Rapper Is ... Deaf?

    Deaf musician Sean Forbes (left), and Deaf actor Sean Beardy (right, with actress Katie Leclerc on 'Switched at Birth'), are some of the deaf and hard-of-hearing entertainers succeeding in mainstream music and TV.
    on August 7, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Video helps hard-of-hearing with court system

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Judicial Branch has created a video to make sure citizens who are deaf or hard-of-hearing have equal access in the state court system. The video called "Going to
    on August 5, 2013     Source: KTTC Rochester

  3. Video helps hard-of-hearing in court system

    The Minnesota Judicial Branch has created a video to make sure citizens who are deaf or hard-of-hearing have equal access in the state court system.
    on August 4, 2013     Source: Minnesota Public Radio

Quotes

  • "There seems to be a stigma about being hard-of-hearing," Domingo told the AP. "Let's consider the difference between seeing trouble and hearing trouble. No one gives a second thought to wearing glasses in order to improve sight, but too many...
    on Nov 25, 2006 By: Placido Domingo Source: International Herald Tribune

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