lop-eared
adjective Date: 1687 having ears that droop

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  • lop-eared — [ ,lap ıərd ] adjective a lop eared animal has long ears that hang by the side of its head …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lop-eared — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of an animal) having drooping ears. DERIVATIVES lop ears plural noun. ORIGIN from archaic lop «hang loosely or limply» …   English terms dictionary

  • lop-eared — lop′ eared adj. zool. having ears that droop • Etymology: 1680–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • lop-eared — [läp′ird΄] adj. having ears that droop or hang down …   English World dictionary

  • Lop-eared — Lopeared Lop eared , Lop eared Lop eared , a. Having ears which droop or hang down; as, a lop eared hound. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lop-eared — adjective having bent or drooping ears (Freq. 1) a lop eared hound • Similar to: ↑eared …   Useful english dictionary

  • lop-eared — adjective Having ears that sag or bend. Hes always taking in some lop eared stray dog …   Wiktionary

  • lop-eared — adjective a lop eared animal such as a rabbit has long ears that hang down …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lop-eared — UK [ˌlɒp ˈɪə(r)d] / US [ˌlɑp ˈɪərd] adjective a lop eared animal has long ears that hang by the side of its head …   English dictionary

  • lop-eared — /lop eard /, adj. having ears that droop or hang down. [1680 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • lop-eared — /ˈlɒp ɪəd/ (say lop eard) adjective having ears that lop or hang down …   Australian English dictionary

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