ring in someone's ears/head

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of ring in someone's ears/head

:to remain in someone's mind/memory
  • His words were still ringing in my ears/head.

Word by Word Definitions

ring play
  1. : a circular band for holding, connecting, hanging, pulling, packing, or sealing

  2. : a circlet usually of precious metal worn especially on the finger

  3. : a circular line, figure, or object

  1. : to provide with a ring

  2. : to place or form a ring around : encircle

  3. : girdle

  1. : to sound resonantly or sonorously

  2. : to be filled with a reverberating sound : resound

  3. : to have the sensation of being filled with a humming sound

  1. : a set of bells

  2. : a clear resonant sound made by or resembling that made by vibrating metal

  3. : resonant tone : sonority

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

ear play ears
  1. : the characteristic vertebrate organ of hearing and equilibrium consisting in the typical mammal of a sound-collecting outer ear separated by the tympanic membrane from a sound-transmitting middle ear that in turn is separated from a sensory inner ear by membranous fenestrae

  2. : any of various organs (as of a fish) capable of detecting vibratory motion

  3. : the external ear of humans and most mammals

  1. : the fruiting spike of a cereal (such as wheat or corn) including both the seeds and protective structures

  1. : to form ears in growing


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