earful(redirected from earfuls)
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1. An abundant or excessive amount of something heard, such as talk or music.
2. Gossip, especially of an intimate or scandalous nature.
3. A scolding or reprimand.
1. something heard or overheard
2. a rebuke or scolding, esp a lengthy or severe one
n., pl. -fuls.
1. an outpouring of gossip or news.
usage: See -ful.
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|Noun||1.||earful - an outpouring of gossip|
|2.||earful - a severe scolding|