1. [ noun ] (zoology) the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
Related terms: sense_organ head vestibular_apparatus auditory_system auricular_artery organ_of_hearing fenestra eardrum vestibule_of_the_ear
2. [ noun ] (physiology) good hearing

"he had a keen ear" "a good ear for pitch"

Related terms: hearing
3. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
Synonyms: pinna auricle
Related terms: cartilaginous_structure cauliflower_ear external_ear tragus earlobe
4. [ noun ] attention to what is said

"he tried to get her ear"

Related terms: attention
5. [ noun ] (botany) fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn
Synonyms: capitulum spike
Related terms: fruit mealie corn