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See definition of dog-ear on Dictionary.com
  • as increase
  • as infold

synonyms for dog-ear

  • crinkle
  • pleat
  • pucker
  • wrinkle
  • bend
  • cockle
  • corrugate
  • crimp
  • crumple
  • plait
  • purse
  • ridge
  • double up
  • ruck up
  • screw up
See also synonyms for: dog-eared

antonyms for dog-ear

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  • smooth
  • straighten
  • straighten
  • divide
  • open
  • smooth
  • flatten
  • free
  • loose
  • loosen
  • unbend
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How to use dog-ear in a sentence

A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
When we were mounted Mac leaned over and muttered an admonitory word for Piegan's ear alone.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
A was an Archer, who shot at a frog; B was a Butcher, and had a great dog.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
What the ear hears is the fundamental pitch only; the overtones harmonize with the primary or fundamental tone, and enrich it.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
The dog stood with hanging head and tail, as if ashamed he had let so many of his enemies get away unharmed.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The worst loss is that of Winston's ear; high principles won't obtain high explosives.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He looked up, half shutting his one funny eye, and cocking one ear up, and letting the other droop down.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
These words were uttered in a guarded whisper by a boy about seventeen years of age, to a great dog that stood by his side.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
At the word of command, the dog crouched down, his whole body quivering with excitement.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Motionless she stood, straining eye and ear; she could hear nothing, but the gestures told much.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DOG-EAR

  • bend
  • cockle
  • corrugate
  • crimp
  • crinkle
  • crumple
  • dog-ear
  • double up
  • plait
  • pleat
  • pucker
  • purse
  • ridge
  • ruck up
  • screw up
  • wrinkle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.