aural 2[awr-uh l] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- of or relating to the ear or to the sense of hearing.
Origin of aural 2 1840–50; Latin aur(is) the ear +Related formsau·ral·ly, adverbCan be confusedaural Examples from the Web for aurally Historical Examples of aurally
He could hear them aurally now, but he kept watching them, esper-fashion.
British Dictionary definitions for aurally aural 1 adjective
- of or relating to the sense or organs of hearing; auricular
Derived Formsaurally, adverbWord Origin for aural C19: from Latin auris ear aural 2 adjective
- of or relating to an aura
Word Origin and History for aurally aural adj.
1847, “pertaining to the ear,” from Latin auris “ear” (see(n.1)) + (1). Meaning “received or perceived by ear” is attested from 1860. Related: Aurally.