Definitions

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  • adj. Lacking ears.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Without ears; hence, deaf or unwilling to hear.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Deprived of ears; having the ears cropped.
  • Destitute of ears; not eared; exauriculate: as, the earless seals.
  • Specifically, in ornithology, having no plumicorns: as, the earless owls.
  • Not giving ear; not inclined to hear or listen.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lacking external ears

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Examples

  • That's difficult to do without a living mosasaur, especially since there's a problematic critter called the earless monitor lizard

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  • Maxine Cooper, environment commissioner for the government of the Australian Capital Territory, says humans aren't theonly ones at risk - the kangaroos are destroying the grassy native habitat of endangered species such as a six-inch-long lizard known as the earless dragon.

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  • Maxine Cooper, environment commissioner for the government of the Australian Capital Territory, says humans aren't the only ones at risk - the kangaroos are destroying the grassy native habitat of endangered species such as a six-inch-long lizard known as the earless dragon.

    Rocky Mount Telegram - Business

  • Maxine Cooper, environment commissioner for the government of the Australian Capital Territory, said humans aren't the only ones at risk - the kangaroos are destroying the grassy native habitat of endangered species such as a six-inch-long lizard known as the earless dragon.

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  • There are many species of 'earless' frogs that have secondarily lost their middle ear, and they have reduced sensitivity at higher frequencies compared to 'normal' frogs, but essentially unchanged sensitivity at lower frequencies.

    A Decade Spanning Single Exchange

  • It led him, too, to attack some worthy people, and among others the 'earless'

    English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century

  • But even mutant earless bunnies weren't the most bizarre story although not as literally from the past few weeks.

    Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points -- Weiner Roast

  • Speaking of bizarre things on the internet, mutant earless bunnies are making a big splash from the radiation-soaked shores of Japan.

    Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points -- Weiner Roast

  • The pulsing background cosmic radiation in the airless, earless spaces of the trillion-trillion galaxies of the universe has nothing to do with pop songs or rousing choruses.

    Striking a False Note

  • And let's put aside the picture of a nose-less and earless woman on the cover of Time Magazine, for it is quite simply enshrouded in emotional blackmail.

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