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earring  (ˈɪəˌrɪŋ



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

Translations for 'earring'

  • British English: earring Earrings are pieces of jewellery which you attach to your ears....a pair of diamond earrings.ˈɪəˌrɪŋ NOUN
  • Arabic: قُرْط
  • Brazilian Portuguese: brinco
  • Chinese: 耳环
  • Croatian: naušnica
  • Czech: náušnice
  • Danish: ørering
  • Dutch: oorbel
  • European Spanish: pendienteoreja
  • Finnish: korvakoru
  • French: boucle d’oreille
  • German: Ohrring
  • Greek: σκουλαρίκι
  • Italian: orecchino
  • Japanese: イヤリング
  • Korean: 귀고리
  • Norwegian: ørering
  • Polish: kolczyk
  • Portuguese: brinco
  • Romanian: cercel cercei
  • Russian: серьга
  • Spanish: arete
  • Swedish: örhänge
  • Thai: ตุ้มหู
  • Turkish: küpe
  • Ukrainian: сережка
  • Vietnamese: hoa tai

Example Sentences Including 'earring'

Well, she did have green hair and a golden earring through her lower lip.
Anita Anderson SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)
Autumn smiled, but knew Harriet hadn't lost an earring.
Lawson, Jonell Roses are for the Rich
It was a style popular with her students, as was the single gold earring that decorated Darren's left ear.
Skelton, Alison Scott An Older Woman


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