earlobe

play
noun ear·lobe \ˈir-ˌlōb\

Definition of earlobe

  1. :  the pendent part of the ear of humans or some domestic chickens

Circa 1785

First Known Use of earlobe

circa 1785


EARLOBE Defined for English Language Learners

earlobe

play
noun ear·lobe \ˈir-ˌlōb\

Definition of earlobe for English Language Learners

  • : the soft part of the ear that hangs down from the bottom


Medical Dictionary

earlobe

play
noun ear·lobe \ˈi(ə)r-ˌlōb\

Medical Definition of earlobe

  1. :  the pendent part of the ear especially of humans



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up earlobe? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a person who is a bore or nuisance

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • peter-bruegel-tower-of-babel-painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!