HyperDic: eared

English > 2 senses of the word eared:
ADJECTIVEalleared, dog-earedworn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down
allearedhaving ears (or appendages resembling ears) or having ears of a specified kind
eared > pronunciation
Soundsih'rd
Rhymesbeard ... weird / Weird: 8 rhymes with ihrd...
English > eared: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningWorn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down.
Examples
  • "a somewhat dog-eared duke...a bit run down"-Clifton Fadiman
  • "an old book with dog-eared pages"
Synonymdog-eared
Broaderwornaffected by wear
English > eared: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving ears (or appendages resembling ears) or having ears of a specified kind; often used in combination.
Narrowerauriculate, auriculatedHaving auricles
lop-earedHaving bent or drooping ears
mouse-earedHaving ears like a mouse's
short-earedHaving short ears
small-earedHaving small ears
Oppositeearlesslacking external ears

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