Headphones vs Autophone - What's the difference?

headphones | autophone |


As a noun headphones

is a pair of speakers worn over or in the ears so only the wearer can hear the sound.

As a proper noun autophone is

a brand of coin-operated automatic phonographs with headphones, patented in 1930s.

headphones

English

Noun

(wikipedia headphones) headphones (p)
  • A pair of speakers worn over or in the ears so only the wearer can hear the sound.
  • Synonyms

    * (slang) can

    See also

    * earphones * headset

    autophone

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) idiophone