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  1. having long, drooping ears, as a hound.
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Origin of flop-eared

First recorded in 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for flop-eared

Historical Examples

  • One day she went for a ride on a flop-eared mule; he got tired and lay down and rolled over and over in the sand.

    I Married a Ranger

    Dama Margaret Smith

  • A spotted hound, lean and flop-eared was scratching industriously under Aunt Carrie's chair.

  • I put nothing past that dog since he lost his head to some flop-eared huzzy with a black and tan reputation.

    Biltmore Oswald

    J. Thorne Smith, Jr.

  • A large, flop-eared animal had come bounding into the den and jumped up on the leather couch where Barry was sitting.