eared

adjective
\ ˈird How to pronounce eared (audio) \

Definition of eared

: having ears especially of a specified kind or number a big-eared man golden-eared corn

Examples of eared in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dozens of species, ranging from javelina to coyote and from eared grebes to gopher snakes, live in this 1,500-acre watery ecosystem. Lindsey Botts, The Arizona Republic, 11 Feb. 2022 Only the earnest escape nicknames: Jodie, Mungo’s barely older sister and surrogate mum, and James — simply James — Mungo’s motherless jug-eared love, the Catholic boy who lives across the trash heap. Hillary Kelly, Los Angeles Times, 31 Mar. 2022 Whatever happens, Amtrak Joe would never replicate the kind of tin-eared mistake made by Republican Thomas Dewey in 1948. Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, 21 Mar. 2022 Highly treat motivated, the fluffy-eared boy will not only sit but will also show off by dancing for his treats too! The Arizona Republic, 23 Feb. 2022 Several different types of turtles were found in the suitcases, including Star Tortoise, Redfoot Tortoise, Sulcata Tortoise, and Red-eared Slider, according to the Facebook post. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, 4 Mar. 2019 The Fish and Wildlife Service listed the Northern long-eared as threatened in 2015. John Flesher, ajc, 22 Mar. 2022 The Fish and Wildlife Service listed the Northern long-eared as threatened in 2015. CBS News, 22 Mar. 2022 But neither of these floppy-eared heroes had to go up against competitive eater Raina Huang, who is real and a human. Laura Blasey, Los Angeles Times, 4 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of eared

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of eared was before the 12th century

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7 May 2022

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“Eared.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eared. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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eared

adjective
\ ˈi(ə)rd How to pronounce eared (audio) \

Medical Definition of eared

: having ears especially of a specified kind or number a big-eared man

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