Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly Southern U.S. See earring.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ear-ring or ear-drop.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Isabella recognized the pretty woman who had taken her earbob as she raced up to Isabella and spat at her.

    Spirited

  • She tucked it behind her ear, grazing her golden, rose-shaped earbob, and continued to drink in the beauty surrounding her.

    Spirited

  • “Mahwah,” she said, and placed the earbob into a small leather pouch back at her waist.

    Spirited

  • She reached up to bat both hands against his earbob, making it gently swing.

    Spirited

  • She was pondering that, when the pretty woman who had taken her earbob sidled up to Wusamequin.

    Spirited

  • Holly felt faint as blackness inked across her focus of the tiny earbob.

    SEASONS OF GOLD

  • While employed in dirt and drudgery, some tag of a ribbon, some ring, or bit of bracelet, earbob or necklace, or something of that kind, will show that the desire of pleasing is never suspended in them.

    Miscellany

  • Then the pretty one yanked hard on Isabella’s rose-shaped earbob.

    Spirited

  • The little female smiled at Isabella and got to her feet, standing on tiptoe to grab at Wusamequin’s earbob.

    Spirited

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.