Definitions for earringˈɪərˌrɪŋ, ˈɪər ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ear•ringˈɪərˌrɪŋ, ˈɪər ɪŋ(n.)

  1. an ornament worn on or hanging from the ear, esp. the lobe.

    Category: Jewelry

  2. a similar ornament decorating another part of the body.

    Category: Jewelry

Origin of earring:

bef. 1000


Princeton's WordNet

  1. earring(noun)

    jewelry to ornament the ear; usually clipped to the earlobe or fastened through a hole in the lobe

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. earring(noun)ˈɪərˌrɪŋ, ˈɪər ɪŋ

    a piece of jewelry that you wear on or in your earlobes

    diamond earrings


  1. earring(Noun)

    A piece of jewelry worn on the ear.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Earring(noun)

    an ornament consisting of a ring passed through the lobe of the ear, with or without a pendant

Translations for earring

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


an ornament worn attached to the ear

silver earrings.

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