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Meaning of "sharp-eared" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHARP-EARED

sharp-eared  [ˌʃɑːpˈɪəd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHARP-EARED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sharp-Eared is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SHARP-EARED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sharp-eared in the English dictionary

The definition of sharp-eared in the dictionary is capable of hearing even very quiet sounds.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHARP-EARED


Bayard
ˈbeɪəd
beard
bɪəd
desired
dɪˈzaɪəd
disappeared
ˌdɪsəˈpɪəd
eared
ɪəd
Hilliard
ˈhɪlɪəd
inspired
ɪnˈspaɪəd
layered
ˈleɪəd
long-eared
ˈlɒŋˌɪəd
myriad
ˈmɪrɪəd
period
ˈpɪərɪəd
required
rɪˈkwaɪəd
retired
rɪˈtaɪəd
revered
rɪˈvɪəd
tired
ˈtaɪəd
undesired
ˌʌndɪˈzaɪəd
uneared
ʌnˈɪəd
weird
wɪəd
whitebeard
ˈwaɪtˌbɪəd
wired
waɪəd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHARP-EARED

sharp
sharp practice
sharp tongue
sharp-eyed
sharp-faced
sharp-featured
sharp-set
sharp-sighted
sharp-sightedly
sharp-sightedness
sharp-tempered
sharp-tongued
sharp-witted
sharp-wittedly
sharp-wittedness
sharpbender
sharpen
sharpener
sharpening
sharper

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHARP-EARED

afeared
be prepared
bleared
cloth-eared
crop-eared
declared
dog-eared
flared
hand-reared
infrared
long white lop-eared
lop-eared
misleared
prepared
scared
uncleared
unendeared
unfeared
unprepared
unseared

Synonyms and antonyms of sharp-eared in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sharp-eared» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHARP-EARED

Find out the translation of sharp-eared to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sharp-eared from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sharp-eared» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

耳尖
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sostenido de orejas
570 millions of speakers

English

sharp-eared
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तेज कान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حاد ذو أذنين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Резкое болотная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sharp- orelhuda
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ধারালো ঝোলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

forte oreilles
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tajam-eared
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

scharfe Ohren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

鋭い耳
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

날카로운 귀
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cetha-eared
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sắc nét - tai
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூர்மையான-eared
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तीक्ष्ण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

keskin kulaklı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sharp - eared
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ostry błotna
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Різке болотна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ascuțit cu urechi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sharp- eared
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skerp ore
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skarp horn
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skarpe - eared
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sharp-eared

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHARP-EARED»

The term «sharp-eared» is used very little and occupies the 180.031 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHARP-EARED» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHARP-EARED»

Discover the use of sharp-eared in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sharp-eared and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Student's Hebrew Lexicon: A Compendious and Complete Hebrew ...
... See Gram. § 23, 3. □"2EHI8 pr. n. m. (cf. L. Palati- nus, from yisnx) 2 Sam. 21, 8. 7 IPA I (obs.) prob. akin to Arab. ^iT adhina and ^j ranrea (prick up the ears), also ^jl arina (to be alert), hence to be sharp-eared, alert; hence Syr. jiif wild goat,  ...
Benjamin Davies, 1872
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Short Sketches of the Wild Sports and Natural History of the ...
The wings of the owl are peculiarly adapted for seizing their sharp-eared prey with silence: were it otherwise, from not having the rapidity of the hawk and other birds of prey, the owl would have little chance of catching the active little mouse.
Charles St. John, 1872
3
Andrew Lang's Complete Fairy Book Series: Traditional Folk ...
Once more the sharp-eared comrade overheard the King's words while he was still talking to the courtier, and reported them to the Simpleton. 'Alas, alas!' he sighed; 'what in the world shall I do? Why, it would take us a year, possibly our whole ...
Andrew Lang, 2006
4
Photographing Montana
Beginning each autumn, Freezeout Lake attracts tens of thousands of snow geese migrating to wintering grounds in the Southwest. They arejoined by Canada geese, an array of ducks, and predator species ranging from sharp- eared and ...
Gordon Sullivan, Cathie Sullivan, 2013
5
The Selected Works of Andrew Lang
Once more the sharp-eared comrade overheard the King's words while he was still talking to the courtier, and reported them to the Simpleton. 'Alas, alas!' he sighed; 'what in the world shall I do? Why, it would take us a year, possibly our whole ...
Andrew Lang
6
A Gaelic Dictionary: In Two Parts I. Guelic and English. - ...
Shaw. Geur-bhileag, eig, s. /. A sour leaf or blade. N. pi. geur-bhileagan, sour leaves. Geur-chluas, aise, s. f. A sharp ear or hearing ; short notice. Geur- chluasach, a. Sharp-eared, having a quick ear. Geur-chuis, s. f. {Ir. id.) Subtlety, cunning.
Robert Archibald Armstrong, 1825
7
Billboard
MARCH 17, 1956 THE BILLBOARD MUSIC-RADIO SHARP-EARED CAT: Dan Ne- averth, WFRM, Coudersport, Pa., recently wrote Capitol Records, calling their attention to what he thought sounded like a fluff on Les Baxter's -waxing of "Poor  ...
8
A Gaelic Dictionary in Two Parts. To which is Prefixed a New ...
Having pointed ears ; sharp- eared. — Macint. Bior-chluas, -chluais, s. f. A sharp- pointed ear. JV. pl. bior-cliluasan. Bior-chluasach, a. Having sharp or pointed ears ; sharp- eared ; quick of hearing. Bior-ciiomhladh, aidh, s. m. A flood-gate, ...
Robert Archibald Armstrong, 1825
9
Mongolian English Dictionary
... notification COHOP'I sharp-eared COHCI'OJI 1. hearing, sense of hearing concrormm annapar hearing aid, ~ ayfi acoustics, COHCI'OJIHH coromfi hard of hearing, COHCI'OJILIH apx-ran organs of hearing 2. report, statement, commentary, ...
‎2013
10
Do-It-Yourself BIBLE PROPHECY KIT!
Throw up tenebrous deathblow chastiser. Throw up cherub's sweetheart bloodstain. Blow out soberest, sharp-eared witch-hunt. Worthier, supersweet, staunch blood-bath. Throw up not obturate shrewish debacles. Celibate doubters throw up ...
J. Smith

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHARP-EARED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sharp-eared is used in the context of the following news items.
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Genelec 8260A Smart Active Monitor™ Lets Composer Brian …
Those documentaries, which are slated to air in 2016, sound as good as they do thanks in part to the incredible aural nuance that Genelec offers sharp-eared ... «TV Technology, Jul 15»
2
Album of the Week: Owl City goes 'Mobile'
Sharp-eared listeners have noticed Young singing about his faith on previous albums, and some of his singles have received airplay on Christian radio stations. «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
3
Fare Thee Well Promoter Meets with Chicago Mayor, Thanks Him …
According to sharp-eared fans, "The Music Never Stopped" was rehearsed along with "Box of Rain" on Thursday afternoon, but those songs are unconfirmed. «Billboard, Jul 15»
4
June's Best Noise Music: Talibam!, Blue Chemise, 'Midwest …
Fans of Eric Copeland, John Zorn, and Barkley's Barnyard Critters will find much to savor here; the sharp-eared among you may recognize bits and pieces of ... «Village Voice, Jul 15»
5
Court: Jury should decide if Justin Bieber stole song from Va. men
Looks like Justin Bieber needs more than just somebody to love. He could also use some sharp-eared Virginians to agree that a tune of his is original. A panel of ... «Washington Post, Jun 15»
6
English now know a 'doos'
It wasn't picked up in England, but, thankfully, it was heard by sharp-eared viewers in Australia. Some would suggest that if the South African in Strauss had ... «Independent Online, May 15»
7
Listen: Did Guns N' Roses Steal 'Sweet Child O' Mine' From …
Unlikely, but a sharp-eared listener tipped off Australian website MaxTV to some undeniable similarities between GNR's 1987 megahit "Sweet Child O' Mine" ... «ETCanada.com, May 15»
8
Muse share another guitar riff taster from new album, Drones
Sharp-eared Musers have commented on its similarity to 'Helsinki Jam' - roadtested as an instrumental on recent tours, commonplace for the shaping of some of ... «Gigwise, Feb 15»
9
Gay To Do: 'The Whale,' Guerilla Queer Bar Takeover & more
Hunter explores his material with sharp-eared skill and sensitivity,” said The Village Voice of this new work. Winner of multiple awards, The Whale is “a story of ... «Philly.com, Feb 15»
10
Sam Smith will be sharing his 'Stay With Me' royalties with Tom Petty
Sharp-eared listeners have been pointing out the melodic similarities between Sam Smith's breakout solo hit “Stay With Me” and Tom Petty's 1989 hit “I Won't ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jan 15»

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