Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

aural

play
adjective au·ral \ˈȯr-əl\

Simple Definition of aural

  • : relating to the ear or sense of hearing

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of aural

  1. :  of or relating to the ear or to the sense of hearing

auralityplay \ȯ-ˈra-lə-tē\ noun
aurallyplay \ˈȯr-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of aural in a sentence

  1. <a quiet room for people seeking relief from the overload of aural stimulus just outside>



Origin of aural

Latin auris ear — more at ear


First Known Use: 1773

Rhymes with aural


AURAL Defined for Kids

aural

play
adjective au·ral \ˈȯr-əl\

Definition of aural for Students

  1. :  of or relating to the ear or sense of hearing

au·ral·ly adverb



Medical Dictionary

aural

play
adjective au·ral \ˈȯr-əl\

Medical Definition of aural

  1. :  of or relating to the ear or to the sense of hearing

au·ral·ly \-ə-lē\play adverb




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up aural? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to defraud especially of money

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

prompt maudlin angry oily
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ