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ear1

ear1

 
pronunciation:
ir
phrases:
have one's ear to the ground, in one ear and out the other
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the organ of hearing in man and vertebrate animals.
 
definition 2: an ability to distinguish sounds clearly and accurately.
an ear for spoken French
definition 3: sense of hearing.
To my ears, it's just noise.
definition 4: friendly or positive attention.
I have the ear of the mayor.
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phrase: have one's ear to the ground
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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