Synonyms for Ear:


attentive (adjective)
observant, paying attention, listening.


boll, beanstalk, bud, anther, bract, aerial root, bur, labyrinth, hammer, blade, listener, bulb. bulge, deaf-and-dumb, deaf-mute, auditory, auditory nerve, deafen, aural, deaf, lug, projection, prong, handle, cochlea. close your ears to something, shut your ears to something, not want to know, hearing. audition, sounds. attention (noun)
hearing, notice, heed, discrimination.
ear (noun)
capitulum, spike, pinna, auricle.
listener (noun)
play it by ear (noun)
cochlea, auditory nerve, auricle, pinna, labyrinth.


hearing (verb)
hearing, attention, discrimination, notice, heed.

Other synonyms:

cochlea, handle, deaf-and-dumb, auditory nerve, aural, deaf-mute, deaf, lug, auditory. deafen, hearing. audition, hammer. Other relevant words:
auditory, audition, sounds, bulb, blade, deaf-and-dumb, cochlea, spike, bulge, projection, deafen, notice, beanstalk, bur, heed, hearing, anther, lug, listener, deaf, aural, labyrinth, bud, discrimination, handle, listening, observant, bract, attention, prong, boll, hammer, auditory nerve.

Usage examples for ear

  1. Just as I did so, a half- muttered whisper met my ear Who did you say?" – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever
  2. There is a certain person who has often a hold of her grandfather's ear – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton