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Jug Ears

What Does "Jug Ears" Mean?

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"Jug ears" is an English idiom. It means "large or protruding ears."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "jug ears" used in a sentence:
  • He was teased in school for his jug ears.
  • She always felt self-conscious about her jug ears and often wore her hair down to hide them.
  • He considered surgery for his jug ears but then decided to embrace his unique look.
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What Is an Idiom?

An idiom is a commonly used expression whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words. In other words, if you were to translate "Jug Ears" word for word, there is no guarantee the translation would help you to understand the meaning.

An idiom often includes a cultural or historical context that makes it difficult for non-native English speakers to understand. A phrase is classified as an idiom when a direct translation of the words does not reveal the meaning. Most idioms rely on shared knowledge or experiences known only to a specific community.

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