earring

Synonyms and related words:
anklet, armlet, band, bangle, beads, belt, bijou, bracelet, breastpin, brooch, chain, chaplet, charm, chatelaine, cincture, cingulum, circle, collar, collarband, coronet, crown, diadem, ecliptic, equator, fascia, fillet, finger ring, fob, gem, girdle, girt, girth, great circle, hoop, jewel, locket, neckband, necklace, nose ring, pin, precious stone, quoit, rhinestone, ring, stickpin, stone, tiara, torque, wampum, wristband, wristlet, zodiac, zone

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Earring — Ear ring , n. An ornament consisting of a ring passed through the lobe of the ear, with or without a pendant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • earring — (n.) O.E. earhring, from EAR (Cf. ear) (1) + hring (see RING (Cf. ring) (n.)). Also earspinl. Now including any sort of ornament in the ear; the pendants were originally ear drops (1720). The two groups which had formerly a near monopoly on male… …   Etymology dictionary

  • earring — ► NOUN ▪ a piece of jewellery worn on the lobe or edge of the ear …   English terms dictionary

  • earring — [ir′riŋ΄, ir′iŋ] n. a ring or other small ornament for the lobe of the ear, either passed through a hole pierced in the lobe or fastened with a screw or clip …   English World dictionary

  • Earring — Infobox Piercing name = Earring nicknames = image size = 200px image capt = 1) Helix/Cartilage, 2) Industrial, 3) Rook, 4) Daith, 5) Tragus, 6) Snug, 7) Conch, 8) Anti Tragus, 9) Lobe location = Ear jewelry = Captive bead ring, barbell, circular… …   Wikipedia

  • earring — earringed, adj. /ear ring , ing/, n. an ornament worn on or hanging from the lobe of the ear. [bef. 1000; ME erering, OE earhring. See EAR1, RING1] * * * ▪ jewelry       a personal ornament worn pendent from the ear, usually suspended by means of …   Universalium

  • earring */ — UK [ˈɪərɪŋ] / US [ˈɪrɪŋ] noun [countable] Word forms earring : singular earring plural earrings a piece of jewellery that you wear on your ear …   English dictionary

  • earring — noun a) A piece of jewelry worn on the ear. b) earring. A piece of jewelry worn on the ear …   Wiktionary

  • earring — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ drop, hoop, stud ▪ clip on ▪ chandelier (AmE), dangly ▪ diamond, pearl …   Collocations dictionary

  • earring — noun Date: before 12th century an ornament for the ear and especially the earlobe …   New Collegiate Dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.