Definition of earlobe
: the pendent part of the ear of humans or some domestic chickens
Recent Examples of earlobe from the Web
Gently pull all of your hair to one side and place the middle against the nape of your neck, behind your earlobe or lower.
Another alternative is an earlobe clip called Inner Balance, which plugs into a smartphone and displays HRV data on-screen.
Nearly 4 in 10 people born after 1980 have a tattoo and 1 in 4 has a piercing someplace other than an earlobe, the Pew Research Center has reported.
During surgery in 2014, Chaiyasate used a tiny piece of tubing to fashion an earring in her right earlobe.
Some had electrodes attached to their earlobes, like earrings.
The guests arrive to find kitchen staff has disappeared and so has Myra, and Charlie is recovering from an earlobe bullet wound.
Her nails are bright pink; cameo earrings shake in her long, wrinkled earlobes.
The first set starts above the ear, the second set is at the earlobe, and the third is at the nape.
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First Known Use of earlobe
EARLOBE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of earlobe for English Language Learners
: the soft part of the ear that hangs down from the bottom
Medical Definition of earlobe
: the pendent part of the ear especially of humans
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