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

  • n. The soft, fleshy, pendulous lower part of the external ear.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of ear lobe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the fleshy pendulous part of the external human ear


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  • When he left, he went to a brothel, cut off his lower earlobe and left it with a prostitute named Rachel, asking her to “keep this object carefully”.

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  • He nipped her earlobe, sending a frisson of excitement along her nerves.

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  • Eris tucked hair behind her ear, revealing three piercings in her earlobe and a tribal line tattoo behind and beneath her ear, along the hairline.

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  • Mindy kisses me behind the earlobe, creates cold, goose-skin magic, while Stacie floats to the CD player as though propelled by her own talismanic energy, as though her feet never touch the carpet.

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  • She stands on her tiptoes and playfully bites my earlobe, her gaze never leaving our mirrored reflection.

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  • Do you have a piercing in a place other than your earlobe, or not?

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  • I felt two fingers grasp my right earlobe so hard it hurt!

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  • She got to her feet, tilting her head to the side and waggling her earlobe.

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  • About 2 hours ago: "I think he wore an earring at some point, you could see the little divot in his earlobe — how long ago and why?"

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  • “I have a very good friend with the same name,” she continued while lightly brushing his earlobe with the tip of her tongue.



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