Definition of Earring

1. Noun. Jewelry to ornament the ear; usually clipped to the earlobe or fastened through a hole in the lobe.

Generic synonyms: Jewellery, Jewelry
Specialized synonyms: Drop Earring, Eardrop, Pendant Earring



Definition of Earring

1. n. An ornament consisting of a ring passed through the lobe of the ear, with or without a pendant.

Definition of Earring

1. Noun. A piece of jewelry worn on the ear. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Earring

1. an ornament for the earlobe [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Earring

earnt
earpad
earpads
earphone
earphoned
earphones
earpick
earpicks
earpiece
earpieces
earplug
earplugged
earplugging
earplugs
earreach
earring (current term)
earringed
earrings
ears
ears-only
ears are burning
earsful
earsh
earshes
earshot
earshots
earshrift
earsore
earsores
earsplitting

Literary usage of Earring

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

1. The Metal Objects (1952-1989) by Isabelle K. Raubitschek (1998)
"Bronze earring 259 PI. 40 earring of bronze wire fashioned by twisting the ends ... 40 D. 0.021 m. Tr. ET XIII, 1958; NB 14, p. 183. earring of the same ..."

2. Herculaneum, Past, Present & Future by Charles Waldstein (1908)
"earring ; pin and bar, from which hanging gold wires ended with pearls. Length, mill. 25. ... earring ; gold pin hooked with plate of gold at extremities. ..."

3. Chambers's encyclopædia by Chambers W. and R., ltd (1874)
"earring. A ring suspended from the car, which is bored for the purpose. This mode of adorning the person has always enjoyed great favour amongst Orientals. ..."

4. A Dictionary of the Hindee Language by John Drew Bate (1875)
"т. an earring, pendant; a toar. Г, 1, shaking, tremulous, trembling, agitated, ... glimmer. !, »г. a pendant, earring, nose-jewel. , /. the lobe of the ear. ..."

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