Definition of earring
: an ornament for the ear and especially the earlobe
Recent Examples of earring from the Web
The new parents made quite the glamorous pair at the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in February, where Huntington-Whiteley dazzled in a long silver Versace gown and and Nirav Modi earrings.
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The care packages the Andersons are working on will include a certificate for a free photography session, as well as angel figurines and handmade bracelets and earrings for the parents.
An iPod, diamond earrings and a pair of gym shoes were taken.
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A few blocks away at the sweets super-emporium Extraordinary Desserts, there are three versions of macarons: books to read about the colorful French treats; dainty, playful macaron earrings to wear; and of course, the actual cookies to eat.
Women sported bold earrings and statement necklaces.
Lohan posted a photo to Instagram while yachting in Cannes in which she's seen rocking a cold-shoulder blue and white stripe top (the epitome of a yachting ensemble) and a cartilage earring.
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First Known Use of earring
before 12th century
EARRING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of earring for English Language Learners
: a piece of jewelry that is worn on the ear and especially on the earlobe
EARRING Defined for Kids
Definition of earring for Students
: an ornament worn on the ear
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