Definition of earring in English:

earring

Syllabification: ear·ring
Pronunciation: /ˈi(ə)rˌ(r)iNG
 
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noun

A piece of jewelry worn on the lobe or edge of the ear.
More example sentences
  • Her wedding ring and plain gold earrings are her only jewellery, plus a few red beads and tight bangles on one wrist.
  • In the painting I am wearing a turquoise sari and some gold and ruby earrings with a necklace and a few bangles.
  • She was carrying a small black bag and wearing large silver hoop earrings and a rope bracelet.

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