ear pick


Definition of ear pick

: a device often of precious metal for removing wax or foreign bodies from the ear

Examples of ear pick in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In one sweep, our ears pick up all of its hierarchical features: pitch, timbre, volume, melody, rhythm, and chords. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 9 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of ear pick

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Ear pick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ear%20pick. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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Medical Definition of ear pick

: a device for removing wax or foreign bodies from the ear


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