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Synonyms for ear

be out on your ear

Synonyms

  • be dismissed
  • be removed
  • be fired
  • be sacked
  • be sent packing
  • get your P45

bend someone's ear

lend an ear

play it by ear

turn a deaf ear to something

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Synonyms for ear

the sense by which sound is perceived

Synonyms for ear

References in classic literature ?
My friend," said Tip, gravely, "you'll never be anything but a Pumpkinhead, no matter how big your ears are.
So Tip raised him to his feet, and the Pumpkinhead went to the horse and held its head while the boy bored two holes in it with his knife-blade and inserted the ears.
He began to cry, to scream, to knock his head against the wall, but the more he shrieked, the longer and the more hairy grew his ears.
cried Pinocchio, grasping his two long ears in his hands and pulling and tugging at them angrily, just as if they belonged to another.
Next came a long, steady, upward pull of the ear, the ear slipping slowly through the fingers to the very tip of it while it tingled exquisitely down to its roots.
Dog, your weight's to the good, and that ear can be ironed out by any respectable dog--doctor.
You thought we didn't see you, but we did, and you said uncle wouldn't like it, and the boys would tease, and you made Ariadne promise not to tell, and she punched holes in your ears to put ear-rings in.
Then followed the legend of the Ear, amplified from Finn's first letter, and then the substance of his later discoveries, as follows:
While they were saying this, Laska, with ears pricked up, was looking upwards at the sky, and reproachfully at them.
It would be the easiest folly in the world to fall in love with her: there is such a sweet babylike roundness about her face and figure; the delicate dark rings of hair lie so charmingly about her ears and neck; her great dark eyes with their long eye-lashes touch one so strangely, as if an imprisoned frisky sprite looked out of them.
Taking the sled as the centre of the circle that One Ear was making, Bill planned to tap that circle at a point in advance of the pursuit.
Presently I got to stopping my ears with my fingers.
The borzois jumped up, jerking the rings of the leashes and pricking their ears.
For Jove had not bedeviled her ears, and she heard from the lips of each blessed Shade an incessant flow of quotation from his own works.
Moti Guj put his ears forward, and Chihun knew what that meant, though he tried to carry it off with high words.