Eared Eared, a. 1. Having (such or so many) ears; -- used in composition; as, long-eared-eared; sharp-eared; full-eared; ten-eared. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having external ears; having tufts of feathers resembling ears. [1913 Webster]

{Eared owl} (Zo["o]l.), an owl having earlike tufts of feathers, as the {long-eared owl}, and {short-eared owl}.

{Eared seal} (Zo["o]l.), any seal of the family {Otariid[ae]}, including the fur seals and hair seals. See {Seal}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • eared — [ird] adj. 1. having ears 2. having (a specified kind of) ears: used in hyphenated compounds [long eared] …   English World dictionary

  • eared — adjective 1. worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down (Freq. 1) a somewhat dog eared duke...a bit run down Clifton Fadiman an old book with dog eared pages • Syn: ↑dog eared • Similar to: ↑worn 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eared — Ear Ear, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Eared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Earing}.] To take in with the ears; to hear. [Sportive] I eared her language. Two Noble Kinsmen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eared — adjective Date: 14th century having ears especially of a specified kind or number < a big eared man > < golden eared corn > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • eared — /ɪəd/ (say eard) adjective having ears or earlike appendages, as eared owls (having earlike feathers), eared seals (having outer ears as contrasted with those which do not) …   Australian English dictionary

  • eared — adj. having ears, having a certain number or kind of ears (long eared, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eared — Ⅰ. ear [1] ► NOUN 1) the organ of hearing and balance in humans and other vertebrates. 2) the fleshy external part of this organ. 3) (in other animals) an organ sensitive to sound. 4) an ability to recognize and appreciate music or language. 5)… …   English terms dictionary

  • eared — /eard/, adj. having ears or earlike appendages. [1350 1400; ME ered, OE earede. See EAR1, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • eared — adjective (in combination) Having some specific type of ear …   Wiktionary