- a decorative feature at the upper end of a leg.
- one of the decorative features at each end of a crest rail.
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Idioms for ear
Origin of ear1
OTHER WORDS FROM earearless, adjectiveearlike, adjective
Definition for ear (2 of 3)
verb (used without object)
Origin of ear2
Definition for ear (3 of 3)
verb (used with object) British Dialect.
Origin of ear3
Example sentences from the Web for ear
He was then literally slapped around by the high priest, who pulled on his ears in an effort to produce tears.
If your ears are tired of slick auto-tuned vocals, pick up this disk for an aural detox.
In the show, Sharp has Christopher rock back and forth, groaning, his hands over his ears.
The giant bear flicked his ears and, with unmistakable restraint, swung away and disappeared into the trees.
I walked home alone, in the dark, all the unseen voices of that evening still ringing in my ears.Sex, Suicide, and Homework: The Secret World of the Telephone Hotline|Tim Teeman|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He refused to stay all night, and set off in the dark, with Allen's thanks ringing in his ears for what he had done.Three Young Ranchmen|Ralph Bonehill
As I came along I had rubbed my ears with snow, which had restored circulation.Snow Shoes and Canoes|William H. G. Kingston
Upton, the refiner, has a smoky chimney, that sets him and all the neighbourhood by the ears.Friends and Neighbors|Anonymous
He could not keep it from Mr. Wharton's ears by quarrelling with Quintus Slide.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope
Then upon his ears fell the comforting voice of the teacher.The Angel of the Gila:|Cora Marsland
British Dictionary definitions for ear (1 of 2)
- to act according to the demands of a situation rather than to a plan; improvise
- to perform a musical piece on an instrument without written music
Derived forms of earearless, adjectiveearlike, adjective
Word Origin for ear
British Dictionary definitions for ear (2 of 2)
Word Origin for ear
Medical definitions for ear
Scientific definitions for ear (1 of 2)
Scientific definitions for ear (2 of 2)
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Idioms and Phrases with ear
In addition to the idioms beginning with ear
- early bird catches the worm
- early on
- early to bed, early to rise (makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise)
- earn one's keep
- earn one's stripes
- ears are burning, one's
- ear to the ground, have one's
- all ears
- believe one's ears
- bend someone's ear
- can't make a silk purse out of sow's ear
- coming out of one's ears
- cute as a button (bug's ear)
- fall on deaf ears
- flea in one's ear
- have someone's ear
- in one ear and out the other
- lend one's ear
- music to one's ears
- out on one's ear
- pin someone's ears back
- play by ear
- prick up one's ears
- put a bug in someone's ear
- turn a deaf ear
- up to one's ears
- walls have ears
- wet behind the ears