An abundant or excessive amount of something heard, such as talk or music.(noun)
Gossip, especially of an intimate or scandalous nature.(noun)
A scolding or reprimand.(noun)
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Use "earful" in a sentence
"Yeah, I know this is early in the process and hopefully when they go home for their August recess the senators and representatives will get an earful from the majority of people who clearly want something better than what they have right now."
"I was on an Alaskan cruise two years ago and got an earful from a New Jersey woman who'd moved to Hillsboro and was outraged by the airport."
"Its going to be a long, busy Summer for incumbent Blue Dogs back home ... they are going to get an earful from the voters!"