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Noun: "a sense of pleasure derived from listening to something, particularly music"[edit]

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  • 1976 — M. Cordell Thompson, "New York Beat", Jet, 25 March 1976:
    One lady in the audience said that when Robinson sings she just sits in her chair and has multiple "eargasms."
  • 1982 — Herb Caen, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 April 1982:
    Eargasm -- a tremendous auditory experience (David Plomgren, who means Pink Floyd, not nuclear blasts).
  • 1982 — "Friends of fun, and prosperity", Frontline (South Africa), April 1982:
    In fact, Quakerism's silent, cerebral, approach has little appeal to the young disco-generation, hooked on the eargasms of strobe-lit pop music.
  • 1985 — "Celebrity Beat", Jet, 22 July 1985:
    Philip Michael Thomas is hotter than July in films and fashions and he hopes to melt the wax with his compositions on the new LP called Living The Book Of My Life. Thomas, who turned 36 in May, told columnists Cynthia Wolfson and Robin Adams Sloan: "I like the idea of giving people an eargasm as well as an eyegasm."
  • 1988 — Jerry W. Ward, Jr., "Jazz to Jackson to John", in Mississippi Writers: Reflections of Childhood and Youth, (ed. Dorothy Abbott), University Press of Mississippi (1988), →ISBN, page 320:
    yeah, brother, it must have been something
    striking you like an eargasm,
    a baritone ax laid into soprano wood,
  • 1990Car and Driver, volume 35, page 94:
    Franchi has fortunately found a way to recoup part of his stereo outlay through more than giving and receiving eargasms: he makes extra money by competing in a new breed of stereo contests around the country.
  • 1995 — "Spoleto '95", Charlotte Observer, 30 May 1995:
    Mozart would have achieved the same ends in half the time, but Richard Strauss induces eargasm through overkill.
  • 1997 — "Suitelady 'C'", "To the Max", Vibe, February 1997, letter:
    I'm sure Maxwell will continue to provide his hungry audience with smooth grooves that provide the best eargasms around.
  • 2001 — Darline Dorce-Coupet, Embracing the Horror, (2001), →ISBN, page 36:
    "Cool. Maybe I'll look through my CDs and find Frampton Comes Alive. Or better yet, I could sing you a rendition I've made of Baby, I love your Way.
    "I'd love to hear it." I smiled coyly. "But I'd much rather hear you play."
    He beamed at me. "Feel like an eargasm?"
  • 2002 — Desmond Guilfoyle, The Charisma Effect: How to Captivate an Audience and Deliver a Winning Message, McGraw-Hill Australia (2002), →ISBN, page 52:
    Other speakers drop their pitch and speak from the bottom end of their range in the mistaken belief that they will deliver multiple 'eargasms' to their audiences.
  • 2002 — Christopher Walsh, "Studio Monitor", Billboard, 31 August 2002:
    What the average listener of a rock album wants is an 'eargasm!'
  • 2005 — Gail Mitchell, "Ying Yang Twins - Wait (The Whisper Song)", Billboard, 26 March 2005:
    Talk about aural eargasm: The song oozes with sexual healing.
  • 2005 — "XM Makes Snoop Dogg exec producer", United Press International, 9 December 2005:
    "I will play music that people have never heard and music that they haven't heard in a long time," he said in a news release from Washington-based XM. "We need more Snoop Dogg music all the time because the music I play makes people feel good. Consider yourself part of this new Snoop Dogg eargasm."
  • 2008 — Sagorika Dasgupta, "Tunes that spike profits", The Financial Express, 30 March 2008:
    "Good music creates a[sic] eargasm. Well-crafted songs with meaningful lyrics always sell. It should give the listeners' a pleasurable experience. In India, music is a by product[sic] of the film industry," adds Simon.
  • 2010 — Doreen Manning, "No poseurs for Graveheart", Worcester Mag, 3 June 2010:
    As long as you like your metal served with no pretentions attached, you'll find these guys a tasty bit of eargasm.
  • 2011 — Phyllis "The Elitess" Jackson, "Eargasm", in Soul Searching Confessions, Xlibris (2011), →ISBN, page 20:
    When you speak to me
    You send CHILLS up my spine
    and EROTIC thoughts through my mind!!!
    The things you do without
    even touching me….
    You make me weak in the knees,
    You give me E-A-R-G-A-S-M-S!!
  • 2012 — Tony Clayton-Lea, "Indie round-up", The Irish Times, 17 February 2012:
    Make no mistake – for people who like this kind of thing, indie-eargasm is well and truly upon us.

Noun: "a sense of pleasure derived from physical stimulation of the earlobe or ear canal"[edit]

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  • 1994The Erotic Edge: Erotica for Couples (ed. Lonnie Barbach), Dutton (1994), →ISBN, page 236:
    My ears are filled with ecstasy. He rubs and pulls the hard cartilage, the soft lobes, his fingers probe deep inside. "Four eunuchs, also in white, gold and red, lift up the four corners of my queen's bed and bring her into the feasting hall." If there is such a thing as an eargasm, I'm having one.
  • 1998 — Juliette Kando, Natural Facelift, Thorsons (1998), →ISBN, page 133:
    There is a small massage machine on the market designed to release neck tension. If you have such a machine, and it has a flat-on massage head, you may be one of the lucky people who can experience an eargasm.
    1. Switch the machine on and place its head flat against your right ear, []
  • 2006Katie McCalister, Even Vampires Get the Blues, Signet Books (2006), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
    "Enough earplay?" he asked, looking down at me.
    My body quivered. [] "I don't think I can take any more eargasms right now. I really want to experience the regular kind, if you don't mind."
  • 2006 — Kevin Cook, "Are You a Clean Freak?", Men's Health, April 2006:
    A sucker for the Q-tip eargasm, I scoffed at the warning on the box: "Do not use swab in ear canal."
  • 2008Xaviera Hollander, The Happy Hooker's Guide to Sex: 69 Orgasmic Ways to Pleasure a Woman, Skyhorse Publishing (2008), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
    Some people can orgasm just from ear stimulation, so don't ignore that body part. I sometimes refer to this feeling as an EARGASM.
  • 2009 — Mara Altman, Thanks for Coming: One Young Woman's Quest for an Orgasm, Harper Perennial (2009), →ISBN, page 273:
    I explained that so far they were kind of unreliable, but assured him, a bit jokingly, that my eargasms were still working like clockwork.
    "I stick that Q-tip in," I said, "and know I'll have a shudder down my spine. Why can't crotch ones be that easy?"
  • 2012Ava Cadell, The Sexy Little Book of Sex Games, Alpha Books (2012), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
    Licking along the outer edge of the ear followed by your warm breath may result in multiple eargasms.