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See definition of dog-eared on Dictionary.com
  • as indilapidated
  • as inrun down
  • as inscrubby
  • as inseedy
  • as inshabby
  • as intatty
  • as inthreadbare

synonyms for dog-eared

  • battered
  • broken-down
  • crumbling
  • damaged
  • decaying
  • decrepit
  • derelict
  • dingy
  • in ruins
  • neglected
  • ramshackle
  • rickety
  • run down
  • seedy
  • shabby
  • unkempt
  • decayed
  • faded
  • impaired
  • injured
  • marred
  • beat-up
  • crumbly
  • crummy
  • fallen-in
  • in a bad way
  • old
  • ratty
  • raunchy
  • rinky-dink
  • shaky
  • slummy
  • tacky
  • threadbare
  • tumble-down
  • uncared-for
  • unimproved
  • used-up
  • worn-out

antonyms for dog-eared

MOST RELEVANT
  • OK
  • good
  • healthy
  • neat
  • nice
  • repaired
  • sound
  • stable
  • rebuilt
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      How to use dog-eared 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
      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
      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
      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
      I thought this young man was going to read us some of his poetry; it's too tiresome of him to stop to tell us about his bull-dog.
      PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
      You know the fable about the dog who dropped his meat in the water, trying to snap at its reflection?
      ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
      And I, for one, absolutely decline to believe in this preposterous story of his about a bull-dog.
      PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
      When Squinty thought this he stopped and looked carefully around for any signs of a barking dog.
      SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
      He heard Mohammedans alluding to a Brahmin as a leader—so might a wolf and a snake make common alliance against a watch dog.
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