How to use dog-eared in a sentence
Still, one can easily envision hordes clutching their dog-eared paperbacks of Inferno straining to find the flag.Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’ Sparks Dante Fever in Florence | Barbie Latza Nadeau | May 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is, in short, the same old dog-eared Republican playbook with nary an acknowledgement that Obama just won reelection.
Accusing Washington of failure to work properly is one of the most dog-eared pages in the political playbook.
My father loved poetry and after his death I found several volumes, selectively dog-eared, with key parts underlined.
Then, in Cashmere one day, I met a fellow in a caravan, with a dog-eared book in his pocket.Tales Of Men And Ghosts | Edith Wharton
A full hour after Darby's departure I ventured to open the little dog-eared volume which he had thrown upon my table.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II | Various
Rising, he went to a shelf of battered, dog-eared books, and taking down an armful proceeded to strew the volumes upon the table.Audrey | Mary Johnston
A turned-down page, it is perhaps a little too dog-eared to be read over again, but we all like to compare notes.Summer Cruising in the South Seas | Charles Warren Stoddard
She hurried away to some outlying part of the house, reappearing in a few minutes with a dog-eared bundle of sheets in her hand.Big Timber | Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for dog-eared
shabby or worn
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