earring earring  /ˈɪ rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) jewelry to ornament the ear; usually clipped to the earlobe or fastened through a hole in the lobe

Usage(s):

  1. The magnetic fields are supposed to be perfectly safe for sleepers, but you're advised to take off your earrings before vacuuming underneath.
  2. His image, especially the earring, alienated many of Detroit's black professionals, notably middle-aged women.
  3. Rarely since her Coronation has Britain's Queen Elizabeth been photographed without earrings.

News

  1. Best Bet: Ben-Amun Triangle Drop Earring

    Throughout sticky, humid nights and hot days at the beach, summer begs for an updo. We suggest putting your hair back and dressing up a tank or a tee with Ben-Amun's pewter spike earrings.  An easy way to embrace the minimal metal jewelry trend, the post-back pair is polished for ... More »
    on June 20, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

  2. 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' on display at High Museum

    The High Museum previewed its newest exhibition "Girl with a Pearl Earring" on Wednesday.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: FOX 5 Atlanta

  3. Girl With A Pearl Earring makes first southeast appearance

    Vermeer's famous painting Girl With A Pearl Earring comes to the High Museum of Art for the next few months.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WXIA-TV Atlanta

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Quotes

  1. As she accepted her award, Helen, struggling to hold the statuette, said: "I've got my purse in one hand, my earring in the other. Thank you, Academy."
    on Feb 26, 2007 By: Helen Mirren Source: Jamaica Gleaner

  2. "Oh, they've broken through security before," says Bryant. "I've lost earrings, chains and all kinds of stuff. This time I tuck 'em in when I go into crowds. Last year when I came here, I lost an earring. . . . A kid found it on the floor and...
    on Aug 19, 2008 By: Kobe Bryant Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Ivanauskas added: "Yes, Brellier was booked because he was wearing an earring. But the referee checked every player before and said they were OK to play with tape, so why he booked him I do not know. And the second yellow card for Brellier was not a...
    on Aug 23, 2006 By: Valdas Ivanauskas Source: Sportinglife.com

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