Definition of earlobe in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈirlōb/


The soft, fleshy lower part of the external ear.
Example sentences
  • I've recently noticed a swelling on my jawbone just below my earlobe.
  • Antitragus piercing is performed through the ridge of cartilage immediately above the earlobe.
  • A quick pull on the earlobe, a push on the tragus and a look into the canal confirmed the diagnosis of external otitis.

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Syllabification: ear·lobe

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