earful

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noun ear·ful \ˈir-ˌfu̇l\

Definition of earful

  1. 1 :  an outpouring of news or gossip

  2. 2 :  an outpouring of anger, abuse, or complaint

Examples of earful in a sentence

  1. I got an earful about what a bad job I had done.

  2. He gave me an earful.

1864

First Known Use of earful

1864


EARFUL Defined for English Language Learners

earful

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noun ear·ful \ˈir-ˌfu̇l\

Definition of earful for English Language Learners

  • : a lot of angry talk

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