Definition of a thick earBritish, informal
- He threatened to give him a thick ear.
: having or being of relatively great depth or extent from one surface to its opposite
: heavily built : thickset
: close-packed with units or individuals
: in a thick manner : thickly
: the most crowded or active part
: the part of greatest thickness
: the characteristic vertebrate organ of hearing and equilibrium consisting in the typical mammal of a sound-collecting outer ear separated by the tympanic membrane from a sound-transmitting middle ear that in turn is separated from a sensory inner ear by membranous fenestrae
: any of various organs (as of a fish) capable of detecting vibratory motion
: the external ear of humans and most mammals
: the fruiting spike of a cereal (such as wheat or corn) including both the seeds and protective structures
: to form ears in growing
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