earring

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noun ear·ring \ˈir-(ˌ)iŋ, -ˌriŋ\

Definition of earring

  1. :  an ornament for the ear and especially the earlobe

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of earring

before 12th century


EARRING Defined for English Language Learners

earring

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noun ear·ring \ˈir-(ˌ)iŋ, -ˌriŋ\

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

earring

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noun ear·ring \ˈir-ˌriŋ\

Definition of earring for Students

  1. :  an ornament worn on the ear



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