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also ear lobe  (îr′lōb′)
The soft, fleshy, pendulous lower part of the external ear.


(Anatomy) the fleshy lower part of the external ear


or ear′ lobe`,

the soft, pendulous lower part of the external ear.
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Noun1.earlobe - the fleshy pendulous part of the external human earearlobe - the fleshy pendulous part of the external human ear
auricle, pinna, ear - the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
lobe - (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part; "ear lobe"
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ear lobe [ˈɪərləʊb] nlobe m de l'oreille


() noun
1. the part of the head by means of which we hear, or its external part only. Her new hair-style covers her ears.
2. the sense or power of hearing especially the ability to hear the difference between sounds. sharp ears; He has a good ear for music.
ˈearache noun
pain in the inner part of the ear.
ˈeardrum noun
the layer of tissue separating the inner from the outer ear.
ˈearlobe noun
the soft lower part of the ear.
ˈearmark verb
to set aside (for a particular purpose). This money is earmarked for our holiday.
ˈearring noun
an ornament worn attached to the ear. silver earrings.
ˈearshot noun
the distance at which sound can be heard. He did not hear her last remark as he was out of earshot.
be all ears
to listen with keen attention. The children were all ears when their father was describing the car crash.
go in one ear and out the other
not to make any lasting impression. I keep telling that child to work harder but my words go in one ear and out the other.
play by ear
to play (music) without looking at and without having memorized printed music.
up to one's ears (in)
deeply involved (in). I'm up to my ears in work.
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Torn earlobes are referred to as "split" or "cleft" earlobes.
I do not have any immediately obvious scars and all of my features are within the normal limits, apart from my earlobes, which look as if somebody has stretched them with those weird hula hoop-sized rings a certain variety of young man now wears and then covered them up with skin.
Instead of sitting on a wearer's earlobes, the oversize pearls are supposed to coyly peek out from behind one's earlobes.
And earlobes heavy with earrings may gradually droop under their weight.
TELLTALE signs of being past your prime, such as baldness and creased earlobes, may provide an early warning of heart disease, say scientists.
A subtle dusting from earlobes to mouth gives beautifully chiselled cheekbones.
She had diamonds glittering from her earlobes and had bright scarlet nails that matched the bold hue of her trousers.