ear clip


Definition of ear clip

: an earring with a clip fastener

Examples of ear clip in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Jaybird Vista is our runner-up, despite lacking a behind-the-ear wire or over-ear clip for security. Wired Staff, Wired, "A Ton of Our Favorite Headphones Are on Sale This Weekend," 31 Oct. 2020 But really, dirty glasses can also negatively impact your health: Bacteria can grow on nose pads and ear clips of eyeglasses, leading to staph infections and other skin issues, according to a 2018 study. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "The Best Way to Clean Glasses Without Scratching Them Even More," 31 Mar. 2020 The guests giddied into the night no doubt writing fantasy Christmas lists: a playful pair of ear clips made of amethyst, Ceylon sapphire, and diamonds by JAR or a mighty Cartier emerald-and-diamond necklace? Vogue, "Princess Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis Hosted a Dinner to Celebrate Her Curation of Sotheby’s Jewelry Auction Last Night in London," 18 Oct. 2019 The over-ear clip makes them stable and comfortable, and the W1 chip makes pairing a breeze. Adrienne So, WIRED, "The Best Wireless Workout Headphones," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of ear clip

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Ear clip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ear%20clip. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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