Definition of lop-eared in English:

lop-eared

adjective

  • (of an animal) having ears that droop down by the sides of the head.

    ‘a lop-eared mule’
    • ‘At that stage they still referred to their cats as lop-eared, after the lop-eared rabbits.’
    • ‘George and his lop-eared black mare had been charming the crowds-if not always the judges-all week, and the love affair only continued with her strong freestyle performance.’
    • ‘A stranger shows up on the farm asking about an old, lop-eared dog.’
    • ‘Here, sweeping, gestural lines and painterly patches of color depicted a landscape of reclining, long-haired, bare-breasted girls, lop-eared rabbits and men in strange, chapeaus.’
    • ‘Augustine had an aura like lop-eared rabbits and fluffy baby chicks that demanded even the most crotchety of old men stand up and take notice.’
    • ‘Finally, there was a Gallery of slides of the most diverse appearing Border Collies I could find, ranging from lop-eared hound types to prick-eared fuzzies, from traditional markings to red, merle, and the locally famous blond dog.’
    • ‘Meet Phoenix, the French lop-eared rabbit, who tips the scales at a colossal 1st after being kept in a hutch all day by her former owners, who found her too aggressive.’
    • ‘The English lop-eared rabbit is one of the oldest breeds of domestic rabbits.’
    • ‘The residents have been overrun with the lop-eared rodents residing in the parklands and King George Park.’
    • ‘The British Lop is one of the white, lop-eared pig breeds once associated with the Celtic regions of the British Isles, and is closely related to breeds such as the Welsh and Landrace.’
    • ‘On the screen, a lop-eared bunny not much older than he, danced and gyrated around a brightly lit stage, with a large team of other male and female dancers of mixed species.’
    • ‘Go to the pet store (or breeder) and ask about lop-eared rabbits.’
    • ‘Two distinct types of pig existed at that time: a small foraging type, principally found in Scotland, and a larger, lop-eared English type which had developed into several breeds.’
    • ‘Fibonacci used his sequence of numbers to investigate the population growth of his favourite furry lop-eared friend, the rabbit.’
    • ‘All of a sudden, his stride changed - his floppy ears dropped like a lop-eared rabbit.’

Pronunciation:

lop-eared

/ˌläpˈird/