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earPart of speech: Noun
The entire organ of hearing; the outer part of that organ; the sense of hearing, or delicate perception of sounds; as, he has an ear for music; attention; that part of a cereal plant containing the flowers and seeds; as, an ear of corn.Usage examples "ear":
- She leaned towards Captain Twinely and whispered in his ear. - "The Northern Iron 1907", George A. Birmingham.
- He put his mouth close to my ear, and said words which were terrible, though I did not understand them. - "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.
- Silence again- and then suddenly there was movement, and there were arms about him and a voice in his ear- Poor, poor Olva . - "The Prelude to Adventure", Hugh Walpole.