noun, plural ear·fuls.
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Best not to ask GOP fundraising legend Georgette Mosbacher about the state of her beloved party unless you want an earful.
Now that he is back we may get an earful from the Egyptian doctor as he catches up on the world since the new year.
Maybe Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, or even President Obama, want to give you an earful.
Oh, yes, the neighbors certainly got an earful, as the town gossips proved when the divorce suit seeped into the papers.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
Out thar, Jode won't be hangin' around, shufflin' the dishes en tryin' to get an earful.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
Go ahead an' spit 'er out—an' believe me, it'll be an earful!Connie Morgan in the Lumber Camps|James B. Hendryx
I am with you if you will but give me half an earful of your plans.In Search of Mademoiselle|George Gibbs
But, believe me, Don, I gave him an earful when we got ashore that night.The Viking Blood|Frederick William Wallace