Earful - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɪrfʊl|  American pronunciation of the word earful
Brit.  |ˈɪəfʊl|  British pronunciation of the word earful

noun

- an outpouring of gossip
- a severe scolding (syn: castigation, going-over, upbraiding)

Examples

I got an earful about what a bad job I had done.

He gave me an earful.

I have heard an earful of good stories.

I'll have to go over and give that bird an earful.

That was a rough night in the pit. We had a gunshot wound and an earful of crash victims.

He gave me a real earful about being late so often.

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