Dog-eared - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdɔɡˌɪərd|  American pronunciation of the word dog-eared
Brit.  |ˈdɒɡɪəd|  British pronunciation of the word dog-eared

adjective

- worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down(syn: eared)

a somewhat dog-eared duke...a bit run down
an old book with dog-eared pages

Examples

a somewhat dog-eared duke...a bit run down

an old book with dog-eared pages

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