Synonyms of ear in English:

ear


See definition of ear

noun

1‘Helen had an infection of the ear’

SYNONYMS

organ of hearing

Northern English Scottish informal lug

informal earhole

British informal lughole, shell-like

2‘he had the ear of President Roosevelt’

SYNONYMS

attention, attentiveness, notice, heed, regard, consideration

3‘he has an ear for a good song’

SYNONYMS

appreciation, discrimination, perception, musical taste


Phrases

    all ears

      ‘if you have a suggestion I'm all ears’

      SYNONYMS

      alert, vigilant, wide awake, aware, watchful, attentive, observant, circumspect, wary, chary, heedful, canny

      on one's guard, on one's toes, on the qui vive

    play it by ear

      ‘he had no special game plan and said he would play it by ear’

      SYNONYMS

      improvise, extemporize, ad lib

      make it up as one goes along, take it as it comes, think on one's feet

      ad libitum

      informal

      busk it, wing it

      SYNONYMS

      improvise, extemporize, rise to the occasion, ad lib

      take it as it comes

      ad libitum

      informal

      busk it, wing it