Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having broad, loose, flapping ears.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having broad, loose, dependent ears.

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Examples

  • Glancing through the front window, Nadya saw the heavily bundled woman barreling toward the tavern; her head, covered in a flap-eared khaki-green woolen hat, was bowed against the swirls of blowing snow.

    The Diamond Secret

  • Glancing through the front window, Nadya saw the heavily bundled woman barreling toward the tavern; her head, covered in a flap-eared khaki-green woolen hat, was bowed against the swirls of blowing snow.

    The Diamond Secret

  • Glancing through the front window, Nadya saw the heavily bundled woman barreling toward the tavern; her head, covered in a flap-eared khaki-green woolen hat, was bowed against the swirls of blowing snow.

    The Diamond Secret

  • Glancing through the front window, Nadya saw the heavily bundled woman barreling toward the tavern; her head, covered in a flap-eared khaki-green woolen hat, was bowed against the swirls of blowing snow.

    The Diamond Secret

  • Mary could make out Mitchell Cohen at the wheel, wearing his usual, flap-eared Russian fur hat.

    Black Friday

  • Mary could make out Mitchell Cohen at the wheel, wearing his usual, flap-eared Russian fur hat.

    Black Friday

  • That flap-eared engineer's bicycle works — and so does he while riding it.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • Thus in a few minutes Hazel fared forth, wrapped in Bill's fur coat, a flap-eared cap on her head, and on her feet several pairs of stockings inside moccasins that Bill had procured from some mysterious source a day or two before.

    North of Fifty-Three

  • He saw that Claire was angry; but that the Gilsons and Mrs. Corey, flap-eared, gape-mouthed, forward-bending, were very proud of their little Jeff.

    Free Air

  • 'The Bailiff's Daughter of Islington,' while the leering rascals in the pilot coats and the flap-eared caps huddled together over their filthy tables, and swigged their strong drink and thumbed their greasy cards and swore horribly in all the lingoes of Babel.

    Marjorie

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  • There's just one difference between these definitions, but it's a fun one:

    "Having broad, loose, flapping ears."

    --Century Dictionary

    "Having broad, loose, dependent ears."

    --GNU Webster's 1913

    March 15, 2011

  • Those desert winds are the bane of my existence.

    March 16, 2011