Definition of long-eared in English:

long-eared

adjective

  • 1With allusion to the ears of the donkey: foolish, stupid; obstinate, stubborn. Compare "asinine". Now archaic.

  • 2Literal. Having long ears, ear tufts, or wattles.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Parsons (1546–1610), Jesuit. From long + eared.

Pronunciation

long-eared

/ˌlɒŋˈɪəd/