: having ears that droop

Word History

First Known Use

1687, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lop-eared was in 1687

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“Lop-eared.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lop-eared. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

lop-eared

adjective
ˈläp-ˈi(ə)rd
: having ears that droop
a lop-eared rabbit
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