drop earring

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n drop earring an earring with a pendant ornament
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Usage

In literature:

Tasman's Peninsula is, as we have said before, in the form of an earring with a double drop.
"For the Term of His Natural Life" by Marcus Clarke
Again she touched the chieftain's hair and earrings, and let her hand drop down along his sleeve to his hard, brown hand.
"Wayside Courtships" by Hamlin Garland
On each side of the head were gold earrings with pearl drops.
"Pagan and Christian Rome" by Rodolfo Lanciani
The whole set of earrings, necklace, bracelets, rings, and everything, with all their crystallized drops and clusters!
"Theo" by Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett
The starost has given her three strings of Oriental pearls and a pair of diamond earrings with drops.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 2, August, 1863" by Various
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In poetry:

Pink her cheeks are and powdered her face.
Like two drops of celestial nectar,
In the bronze disc their sparkle reflected,
Playful earrings her loveliness grace.
"Circe" by Ivan Bunin
A peal, another - gleeful, cheering…
Rain, raindust… On the trees, behold!-
The drops hang, each a long pearl earring;
Bright sunshine paints the thin threads gold.
"Spring Storm" by Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

In news:

A flighty flapper (Bryce Dallas Howard) -- who's out for the night with her hunky escort (Chris Evans) -- freaks when she drops a jeweled earring en route to a party in this 1920s romance set in Memphis.
Donna Wilson Mini Swan Scarf (about $63 here) Les Nereides Black Swan Drop Earrings (about $119 here).
Spitzer Designs, a division of JSA, Inc, is pleased to introduce its new Green Onyx triple drop earrings with matching bracelet and necklace as part of its exciting new Mediterranean Collection.
These pretty purple Kendra Scott Zoe Drop Earrings will dress up any outfit anytime.
One of my favorite bridesmaid gifts was a customized pearl drop necklace with matching earrings that I was given to wear at the wedding.
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