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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having keen hearing.

Usage examples (18)
  • The feathers were so soft that not even a quick-eared mouse could hear an owl swooping silently down!
  • Ferdinand's spies were, a quick-eared legion -- the spirit-stirring Hymn of the Constitution, or the wild Tragala -- that Spanish Marseillaise, to whose exciting notes...
  • As on former occasions, the quick-eared comrade had overheard the
  • -- I left this quick-eared predestinarian, and rode up to Basili, his for more
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