Definition of earring

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earring


[

eer

-ring, -ing ]


/ ˈɪərˌrɪŋ, -ɪŋ /


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noun


an ornament worn on or hanging from the lobe of the

ear

.

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Origin of


earring

before 1000; Middle English

erering,

Old English

ēarhring.

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ear

1


,

ring

1

OTHER WORDS FROM earring


earringed,


adjective

Words nearby

earring

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Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

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earring

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earring

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earring

s and a ring of a caged bird that were gifts from Oprah Winfrey.


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Accessories include a golden ring, watch,

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s, and a bracelet.


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January 15, 2021



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Heather wears her sister’s simple gold hoop

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s, which Heidi wore for 20 years and rarely took out, and on the hardest days, she wears one of her sweaters — both given to her by Heidi’s husband.


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January 2, 2021



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Roberto Faraone Mennella, renowned jewelry designer and inventor of the “Stella,” the iconic

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, died on June 4 in Torre del Greco near Naples, Italy from cancer at age 48.


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I was worried about that when I went to Girl with a Pearl

Earring

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November 13, 2013



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Anything of value, every single Rolex, diamond

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It’s the

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to have next spring — and the stranger, the better.


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Whether Girl with a Pearl

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He has traded in his white diamond

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on his left lobe for a more discreet black diamond.


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But he had no time for sentiment; he grabbed the reef-

earring

with his left hand, and clutched at the man with his right.


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James Runciman

He wore four red and white feathers, one hanging from each silver

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, two tied into his hair.


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Robert Shea

Here at Kiangan, the

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consists of a spiral of very fine brass wire.


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Let not a twig of the açoka-tree that my feet have caressed be broken, even to make an

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Fefe was in his element, sitting with his best side to the public, and flaunting his

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mightily.


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British Dictionary definitions for

earring


earring


/ (

ˈɪəˌrɪŋ

) /


noun


an ornament for the ear, usually clipped onto the lobe or fastened through a hole pierced in the lobe

Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012


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