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sharp-eared

[shahrp-eerd]
adjective
  1. having pointed ears.
  2. having keen hearing.
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Historical Examples of sharp-eared

  • Keen-nosed and sharp-eared, they almost always knew when hunters were about.

    Double Challenge

    James Arthur Kjelgaard

  • Had the sharp-eared warriors who claimed to have heard the ponies been deceived?

    The War Trail

    Elmer Russell Gregor

  • Nimble-footed, sharp-eared mice and rats, must be snatched up before even the breath of suspicion can reach them.

    Birds in Flight

    W. P. Pycraft

  • When these words were overheard by the sharp-eared comrade and repeated to the Simpleton, he was in despair.

    The Yellow Fairy Book

    Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang

  • He feared, however, that sharp-eared sentinels might be lurking at the edge of the plain.

    Three Sioux Scouts

    Elmer Russell Gregor