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bend an ear

See definition of bend an ear on Dictionary.com
  • as inconfide
  • as ineavesdrop
  • as inentrust

synonyms for bend an ear

  • admit
  • confess
  • disclose
  • impart
  • reveal
  • suggest
  • whisper
  • breathe
  • buzz
  • hint
  • insinuate
  • intimate
  • tell
  • crack to
  • lay it on
  • lay the gaff
  • let in on
  • spill to
  • unload on
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antonyms for bend an ear

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  • conceal
  • deny
  • hide
  • secrete
  • keep
  • suppress
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How to use bend an ear in a sentence

When we were mounted Mac leaned over and muttered an admonitory word for Piegan's ear alone.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
What the ear hears is the fundamental pitch only; the overtones harmonize with the primary or fundamental tone, and enrich it.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
The worst loss is that of Winston's ear; high principles won't obtain high explosives.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He looked up, half shutting his one funny eye, and cocking one ear up, and letting the other droop down.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
But there was no shadow ahead of him this night; there was no somber thing to bend down the high serenity of his happy heart.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Motionless she stood, straining eye and ear; she could hear nothing, but the gestures told much.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The rhythm of a simple tune plays favourably on a child's ear, enhancing life according to this great law.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
His ear, his brain, his muscles take on a new joyous activity, and the tide of life rises higher.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
This reading secures scarcely anything more than a succession of sights to the eye or sounds to the ear.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
And the most vivid First Impressions always result from the action of the intellect upon the sensuous stimuli from ear and eye.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BEND AN EAR

  • admit
  • bend an ear
  • breathe
  • buzz
  • confess
  • crack to
  • disclose
  • hint
  • impart
  • insinuate
  • intimate
  • lay it on
  • lay the gaff
  • let in on
  • reveal
  • spill to
  • suggest
  • tell
  • unload on
  • whisper
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.