outer ear

out·er ear
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ou-ter eer]
    • /ˈaʊ tər ɪər/
    • /ˈaʊtə(r) ɪə(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ou-ter eer]
    • /ˈaʊ tər ɪər/

Definitions of outer ear words

  • noun outer ear external ear. 1
  • noun outer ear external parts of the ear 1
  • noun outer ear external ear 0

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Origin of outer ear

First appearance:

before 1930
One of the 10% newest English words
First recorded in 1930-35

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Parts of speech for Outer ear


outer ear popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 57% 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.

outer ear usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for outer ear

noun outer ear

  • ear — the part of a cereal plant, as corn, wheat, etc., that contains the flowers and hence the fruit, grains, or kernels.

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