earless earless  /ˈɪr ləs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) lacking external ears

Usage(s):

  1. Flat-faced, blunt-featured, almost earless, capped by a queer headpiece, it looks something like a subthyroid football player.
  2. Naturally, no attractive young woman was going to tie herself for life to an earless young man.

News

  • Seal Teeth Offer Glimpse Into The Environmental Past Of Russia's Lake Baikal

    The nerpa, also known as the Baikal seal, is the only seal that lives exclusively in fresh water. This earless seal can be found in just one place, Russia's Lake Baikal, where it is at the top of the food web. And now, Wellesley scientists have found that the teeth of this particular seal may hold the strongest evidence of the effects of decades of environmental pollution, nuclear testing, and ...
    on March 22, 2014     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  • "I shall never forget the fields of wheat so blasted by heat that they cannot be harvested," President Franklin D. Roosevelt said after a 1936 tour. "I shall never forget field after field of corn stunted, earless and stripped of leaves, for...
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Franklin D Roosevelt Source: Modesto Bee

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