Definition of ear :
1. Privilege of being kindly heard; favor; attention.
2. Same as Acroterium.
3. Same as Crossette.
4. That which resembles in shape or position the ear of an animal; any prominence or projection on an object, -- usually one for support or attachment; a lug; a handle; as, the ears of a tub, a skillet, or dish. The ears of a boat are outside kneepieces near the bow. See Illust. of Bell.
5. The organ of hearing; the external ear.
6. The sense of hearing; the perception of sounds; the power of discriminating between different tones; as, a nice ear for music; - in the singular only.
7. The spike or head of any cereal ( as, wheat, rye, barley, Indian corn, etc.), containing the kernels.
8. To plow or till; to cultivate.
9. To put forth ears in growing; to form ears, as grain; as, this corn ears well.
10. To take in with the ears; to hear.
auricle, spindle, auricula atrii, auditory, deaf mute, beanstalk, note, audio-, stiletto heel, deaf, shut your ears to something, labyrinth, head, auditory nerve, advertence, observance, bur, atrial auricle, pinna, bulge, mindfulness, listener, projection, anther, cognizance, prong, deaf-and-dumb, bud, bulb, pinnule, aerial root, capitulum, turn a deaf ear (to), not want to know, advertency, lug, cochlea, close your ears to something, boll, blade, sounds, awareness, bract, observation, spike heel, consciousness, eye, audition, handle, deafen, hammer, knowledge, aural, spike
attentive (part of speech: adjective)
hearing (part of speech: verb)
- " Our hour is come," I whispered in her ear; " we must escape- follow me." - "Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX", Alexander Leighton.
- Hurry up, he's waiting for me, and here's the kiss he told me to put on your left ear!" - "The Melting of Molly", Maria Thompson Daviess.
- He spoke softly in my ear while I kept my eye on the gypsy. - "Tinker's Dam", Joseph Tinker.