dog-eared

adjective \ ˈdȯg-ˌird \

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 Defined for English Language Learners

dog-eared

Definition of dog-eared for English Language Learners

  • : having some pages with the top corners folded down


DOG-EARED Defined for Kids

dog-eared

adjective \ ˈdȯg-ˌird \

Definition of dog-eared for Students

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


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