dog-eared

adjective
\ ˈdȯg-ˌird How to pronounce dog-eared (audio) \

Definition of dog-eared

1 : having dog-ears a dog-eared book
2 : shabby, timeworn a dog-eared resort dog-eared myths

First Known Use of dog-eared

1767, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Dog-eared.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dog-eared. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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dog-eared

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of dog-eared

: having some pages with the top corners folded down

dog-eared

adjective
\ ˈdȯg-ˌird \

Kids Definition of dog-eared

: having a lot of pages with corners turned over a dog-eared book

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