sharp-eared

sharp-eared
sharp′-eared′
adj.
having keen hearing
Etymology: 1885–95

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • sharp-eared — [shärp′ird΄] adj. having keenly sensitive hearing …   English World dictionary

  • sharp-eared — adj able to hear very well …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sharp-eared — [ ,ʃarp ırd ] adjective able to hear even very quiet sounds …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sharp-eared — adjective having keen hearing • Syn: ↑quick eared • Similar to: ↑hearing * * * /shahrp eard /, adj. 1. having pointed ears. 2. having keen hearing. * * * sharp eared UK [ˌʃɑː(r)p ˈɪə( …   Useful english dictionary

  • sharp-eared — /shahrp eard /, adj. 1. having pointed ears. 2. having keen hearing. * * * …   Universalium

  • sharp-eared — with great hearing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sharp-eared — adjective able to hear very well …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sharp-eared — UK [ˌʃɑː(r)p ˈɪə(r)d] / US [ˌʃɑrp ˈɪrd] adjective able to hear even very quiet sounds …   English dictionary

  • 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}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eared owl — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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