[eer-foo l] /ˈɪərˌfʊl/
noun, plural earfuls.
an outpouring of oral information or advice, especially when given without solicitation.
a sharp verbal rebuke; a scolding.
something heard or overheard
a rebuke or scolding, esp a lengthy or severe one
“a piece of one’s mind,” 1917, from ear (n.1) + -ful.
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+)
adjective 1. (informal) (of music) immediately capturing and holding the attention of listeners
[eer-ing] /ˈɪər ɪŋ/ noun, Nautical. 1. a rope attached to a cringle and used for bending a corner of a sail to a yard, boom, or gaff or for reefing a sail. [eer] /ɪər/ noun 1. the part of a cereal plant, as corn, wheat, etc., that contains the flowers and hence the fruit, grains, […]
[url] /ɜrl/ noun 1. a British nobleman of a rank below that of marquis and above that of viscount: called count for a time after the Norman conquest. The wife of an earl is a countess. 2. (in Anglo-Saxon England) a governor of one of the great divisions of England, including East Anglia, Mercia, Northumbria, […]