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Definition of "earlobe" [earlobe]

  • The soft, fleshy, pendulous lower part of the external ear. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "earlobe" in a sentence
  • "When he left, he went to a brothel, cut off his lower earlobe and left it with a prostitute named Rachel, asking her to “keep this object carefully”."
  • "He nipped her earlobe, sending a frisson of excitement along her nerves."
  • "Eris tucked hair behind her ear, revealing three piercings in her earlobe and a tribal line tattoo behind and beneath her ear, along the hairline."