pierced ear


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pierced ear

An earlobe that has been pierced with a needle so that a permanent channel will remain, permitting the wearing of an earring attached to the ear by a connector that passes through the channel.
See also: ear
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Challenge students to consider a situation wherein pierced ears were essential for survival.
Mr Reynolds is described as 5ft 6ins tall with light brown hair, pierced ears, eyebrows and tongue with tattoos on both arms.
The kid I brought here looked like he fell down the steps with his tackle box in his hand with his pierced ears, pierced eyelid, pierced nose and pierced lip.
Promptly - and in earshot of several shocked guests - the recipient returned the package whence it came, commenting that after four years working together Savill ought to have known that his colleague did not have pierced ears and suggesting that a charity would have better use for the item.
He noted that 13% of 8- to 15-year-old girls with pierced ears are allergic to nickel, but only 1% of girls with unpierced ears in that age group demonstrate nickel sensitivity.
It's only natural for children to pester parents for the latest trends, whether it's tattoos or pierced ears, like the Beckhams and others display.
Does bleaching your hair blond, cussing, promoting violence, getting pierced ears, and wearing baggy clothes make you cool?
When I was 11, my mother succumbed to my plea for pierced ears.
We have struggled with campers returning from off-site trips and overnights with newly pierced ears and colored hair.
Small sparkling earrings for pierced ears are the safest; clip-ons can be secured with a touch of liquid adhesive.
Her hobby is all the more unusual because she does not have pierced ears - every single pair is clip-on.
Nowadays, queers often sport hair, cuts straight out of the 1950s and foot, wear recycled from the Marine Corps, though the pierced ears and nipples, the Melanesian tattoos, and the anarchic garb signal other tribal loyalties.