earring definition

  • noun:
    • An ornament used on or pendent from ear, especially the earlobe. Also referred to as regionally earbob.
    • A piece of jewellery used on the ear.
    • An ornament composed of a ring passed through the lobe of the ear, with or without a pendant.
    • A ring or other ornament, usually of silver or silver, along with or without precious stones, worn within ear, the typical means of attachment being the band itself, or a hook or projection which forms part of it, passing through lobe.
    • jewelry to ornament the ear; frequently clipped to the earlobe or fastened through a hole in the lobe

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