any seal of the family Otariidae, comprising the sea lions and fur seals, having external ears and flexible hind flippers that are used when moving about on land: the front flippers are used in swimming.
any seal of the pinniped family Otariidae, typically having visible earflaps and conspicuous hind limbs that can be used for locomotion on land Compare earless seal
[eer-flap] /ˈɪərˌflæp/ noun 1. either of a pair of attached to a cap, for covering the in cold weather. /ˈɪəˌflæp/ noun 1. Also called earlap. either of two pieces of fabric or fur attached to a cap, which can be let down to keep the ears warm 2. (zoology) a small flap of skin forming […]
[eer-foo l] /ˈɪərˌfʊl/ noun, plural earfuls. 1. an outpouring of oral information or advice, especially when given without solicitation. 2. a sharp verbal rebuke; a scolding. /ˈɪəfʊl/ noun (informal) 1. something heard or overheard 2. a rebuke or scolding, esp a lengthy or severe one n. “a piece of one’s mind,” 1917, from ear (n.1) […]
noun 1. a smooth, reddish-brown ear-shaped fungus, Otidia smithii, abundant in North America.
noun Something that catches one’s attention; hook: It’s one of those short items that are perfect ear-grabbers for radio and TV (1990s+)