from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A flap attached to a cap that may be turned down to cover the ears. Also called earlap.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. either of two flaps attached to a cap that cover the ears
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. one of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm. On some hats the earflaps may be adjusted or tied to the top of the hat, and lowered when needed in colder weather.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The hanging flap of a dog's ear.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm
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Newsboy caps and fedoras that don't cover the ears and blow away in the wind, earflap and trapper hats that look Elmer Fuddy and knit caps and bandanas that are as welcome in the office as, well sweatpants.
He shivered, turned up the heater, and then grabbed a plaid earflap hat from the table.
Well and ATV along with kayaks and earflap ball caps answer this question for me.
The sheriff, a man built like an elm tree in a knee-length brown parka and a fur-lined earflap cap, pointed at the body.
The light gleamed on the badge pinned to the front of his earflap cap.
She was in her brown-and-mustard uniform again, her hair tucked up into her earflap cap.
Turquoise jeans, cute little earflap hats, printed tops, and layers and layers and layers.
There are no Jimmys or Susies or Tommys or Marys among the crop of preschoolers in striped earflap hats and Tickle boots waiting to see Santa
The Alpaca Accessories collection from Peru offers novelty reversible handknit hats, crochet earflap hats, and fingerless gloves in natural colors.
Blair was wearing a metal helmet without an earflap and the ball hit him solidly just below the helmet.