part of speech: noun

definition 1: the organ of hearing in people and some other animals.

definition 2: sense of hearing.

  • When her shouts reached our ears, we ran in the direction of the sound.

definition 3: an ability to hear sounds clearly and accurately.

  • He has a good ear for music.

phrase: in one ear and out the other

derivation: earlike (adj.)

Word Builder: ear +
earache: an ache in the ear.
earmuffs: a warm covering for the ears.
earplugs: small pieces that you put into your ears to block noise.
earring: a piece of jewelry worn in the ear.