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Definition of "earring" []

  • An ornament worn on or pendent from the ear, especially the earlobe. Also called regionally earbob. (noun)
  • An ornament for the ear, usually clipped onto the lobe or fastened through a hole pierced in the lobe (noun)

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Use "earring" in a sentence
  • "The story of a can turning into a girl, needing to be infused with carbon dioxide from kissing to survive, then turns back into a can when her tab earring is pressed."
  • "People have come up with a variety of no-pierce earrings like the clip-on earrings for those who do not wish to have their ears pierced, and the clip-on earring is the oldest form of no-pierce earrings."
  • "One of them could be Daryl Hannah's earring from the remake of Attack of the 50-Foot Woman."