Earring definitions

îr'rĭng, îr'ĭng
An ornament worn on or pendent from the ear, especially the earlobe.
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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.
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A piece of jewelry worn on the ear.
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Origin of earring

From Middle English erering, from Old English ēarhring (“ear-ring”), equivalent to ear +‎ ring. Cognate with West Frisian earring (“earring”), Dutch oorring (“earring”), German Ohrring (“earring”), Swedish örring (“earring”).