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ear candy

ear can·dy
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [eer kan-dee]
    • /ɪər ˈkæn di/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [eer kan-dee]
    • /ɪər ˈkæn di/

Definitions of ear candy words

  • noun ear candy Slang. pleasant, melodic pop music. 1
  • noun ear candy (US, music) light popular music that has an instant appeal but no lasting impact or significance. 0

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Origin of ear candy

First appearance:

before 1980
One of the 1% newest English words
First recorded in 1980-85

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Parts of speech for Ear candy

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

ear candy popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

ear candy usage trend in Literature

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