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lop-eared

[lop-eerd]
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adjective
  1. having ears that droop or hang down.
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Origin of lop-eared

First recorded in 1680–90
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Examples from the Web for lop-eared

Historical Examples

  • It was a question between a lop-eared rabbit and a mouth-organ.

    Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 11, 1914

    Various

  • The Duke was not only lop-eared, but seemed to feel loppy all over.

    Perkins of Portland

    Ellis Parker Butler

  • For all was not well with the lop-eared Andalusian guinea-pigs.

    Perkins of Portland

    Ellis Parker Butler

  • What has the world been waiting and longing and pining for but the lop-eared guinea-pig?

    Perkins of Portland

    Ellis Parker Butler

  • This cross-eyed, lop-eared loafer, lurching against the lamp-post!

    Paul Kelver

    Jerome Klapka, AKA Jerome K. Jerome


British Dictionary definitions for lop-eared

lop-eared

adjective
  1. (of animals) having ears that droop
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