Definition of earlobe in English:


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

    ‘I've recently noticed a swelling on my jawbone just below my earlobe.’
    • ‘Antitragus piercing is performed through the ridge of cartilage immediately above the earlobe.’
    • ‘A quick pull on the earlobe, a push on the tragus and a look into the canal confirmed the diagnosis of external otitis.’
    • ‘The girl had a rash on her earlobe and a painful lump just below the lobe.’
    • ‘A hole is pierced through the fatty tissue of the earlobe and an earring (usually a small gold stud) is inserted.’
    • ‘The pain often gets worse when the outer part of the ear or earlobe is touched.’
    • ‘A bad infection can be recognized by pain experienced while chewing, or by discomfort noticed when tugging on the earlobes.’
    • ‘The primary symptom of otitis externa is ear pain, which can be severe and gets worse when the earlobe or other exterior part of the ear is touched or moved.’
    • ‘Help the water run out of your ears by turning your head to each side and pulling the earlobe in different directions.’
    • ‘When the outer ear, the area between the earlobe and the eardrum, becomes infected it's known as ‘swimmer's ear’.’



/ˈirlōb/ /ˈɪrloʊb/