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earlobe Line breaks: ear|lobe
Pronunciation: /ˈɪələʊb/

Definition of earlobe in English:


A soft, rounded fleshy part hanging from the lower margin of the ear.
Example sentences
  • A useful guide to whether a patient has parotid enlargement is to look for outward deflection of the ear lobe, which is seen in true parotid swelling.
  • Despite active service during the entire war he escaped unscathed apart from a nick out of his ear lobe caused by a sniper's bullet.
  • The money was used to buy a pulse oximeter, a hand-held piece of equipment which is attached to an ear lobe or finger and checks lung function quickly and easily.

Words that rhyme with earlobe

homophobe • xenophobe

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