keen ear

noun

Definition of keen ear

: a very strong ability to understand and appreciate something heard She has a keen ear for languages and learns new ones easily.

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“Keen ear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keen%20ear. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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