Definition of ear-bender in English:

ear-bender

noun

US
informal
  • 1A person who talks quickly, excessively, or tiresomely; a talkative person.

  • 2A loud or harsh sound or series of sounds; something which grates upon the ear, especially a strident or dissonant piece of music.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Munsey's Magazine. From ear + bender.

Pronunciation

ear-bender

/ˈɪəˌbɛndə/