Definition of ear


  • the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
  • good hearing; "he had a keen ear", "a good ear for pitch".
  • the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear. Synonyms: auricle, pinna.
  • attention to what is said; "he tried to get her ear".
  • fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn. Synonyms: capitulum, spike.

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Words nearby ear

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Rhymes with ear

bier, buccaneer, disappear, endear, hear, here, musketeer, overhear, puppeteer, rehear, seer, sightseer, tier, weir.

Start with ear

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End with ear

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More information about ear

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • ear is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 3 points
  • ear is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 3 points
  • ear is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 3 points
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