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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

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References in classic literature ?
What had this dead man's ear to do with the invention of the telephone?
Hetty, her cheeks flushed and her eyes glistening from her imaginary drama, her beautiful neck and arms bare, her hair hanging in a curly tangle down her back, and the baubles in her ears.
He did not feel fighting fit that morning, and so Moti Guj was left standing alone with his ears cocked.
This man with the odd scar and the ordinary ears is not an impostor.
The terrified wolf pressed back her ears and tried to rise, but the borzois stuck to her.
My friend," said Tip, gravely, "you'll never be anything but a Pumpkinhead, no matter how big your ears are.
In gales of laughter, intermingled with half-genuine cries of alarm as almost his teeth caught her toes, she always concluded by gathering him into her arms and laughing the last of her laughter away into his flattened ears of joy and love.
So low was it that he scarcely heard it himself and almost took it on faith, or on the testimony of his lips rather than of his ears, that he had made it.
But it was jammed beneath the overturned sled, and by the time Henry had helped him to right the load, One Ear and the she-wolf were too close together and the distance too great to risk a shot.
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.
Rose adored pretty things, longed to wear them, and the desire of her girlish soul was to have her ears bored, only Dr.
One evening one sat by my door two paces from me, at first trembling with fear, yet unwilling to move; a poor wee thing, lean and bony, with ragged ears and sharp nose, scant tail and slender paws.
A reed buck, stepping warily along the trail toward water, halted as a burst of laughter broke upon his startled ears.
He found that, during the night, his ears had grown at least ten full inches!
Gray old Laska, who had followed them, sat down warily opposite him and pricked up her ears.