earring

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ear·ring

 (îr′rĭng, îr′ĭng)
n.
An ornament worn on or suspended from the ear, especially the earlobe.

earring

(ˈɪəˌrɪŋ)
n
(Jewellery) an ornament for the ear, usually clipped onto the lobe or fastened through a hole pierced in the lobe

ear•ring

(ˈɪərˌrɪŋ, ˈɪər ɪŋ)

n.
1. an ornament worn on or hanging from the ear, esp. the lobe.
2. a similar ornament decorating another part of the body.
[before 1000]
ear′ringed, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.earring - jewelry to ornament the earearring - jewelry to ornament the ear; usually clipped to the earlobe or fastened through a hole in the lobe
jewellery, jewelry - an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
drop earring, eardrop, pendant earring - an earring with a pendant ornament
Translations
حَلَقَـة الأذنقُرْط
náušnice
ørering
korvakoru
naušnica
fülbevaló
eyrnalokkur
イヤリング
귀고리
náušnica
uhan
örhänge
ตุ้มหู
hoa tai

earring

[ˈɪərɪŋ] N (= long) → pendiente m, arete m (LAm); (= round) → arete m, zarcillo m; (= stud) → pendiente m (en forma de bolita)

earring

[ˈɪərɪŋ] nboucle f d'oreille

earring

[ˈɪərɪŋ] norecchino

ear1

() 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.

earring

قُرْط náušnice ørering Ohrring σκουλαρίκι arete, pendiente korvakoru boucle d’oreille naušnica orecchino イヤリング 귀고리 oorbel ørering kolczyk brinco серьга örhänge ตุ้มหู küpe hoa tai 耳环

earring

n arete m
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