ear·​drop ˈir-ˌdräp How to pronounce eardrop (audio)
: earring
especially : one with a pendant

Word History

First Known Use

1720, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eardrop was in 1720

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Cite this Entry

“Eardrop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eardrop. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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