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ear1

ear1

 
pronunciation:
ir
phrases:
in one ear and out the other
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the organ of hearing in people and some other animals.
 
definition 2: sense of hearing.
When her shouts reached our ears, we ran in the direction of the sound.
definition 3: an ability to hear sounds clearly and accurately.
He has a good ear for music.
phrase: in one ear and out the other
derivation: earlike (adj.)
Word Builder: ear +
  • earache:
    an ache in the ear.
  • earmuffs:
    a warm covering for the ears.
  • earplugs:
    small pieces that you put into your ears to block noise.
  • earring:
    a piece of jewelry worn in the ear.
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