rabbit ears


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

rabbit ears

pl.n. Informal
An indoor television antenna consisting of two usually adjustable rods connected to a base and swiveling apart at a V-shaped angle.

rab′bit ears`


n.pl.
an indoor television antenna consisting of two telescoping, swivel-based aerials.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rabbit ears - an indoor TV antennarabbit ears - an indoor TV antenna; consists of two extendible rods that form a V
television antenna, tv-antenna - an omnidirectional antenna tuned to the broadcast frequencies assigned to television
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
2.rabbit ears - the long ears of a rabbit
rabbit, cony, coney - any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
References in periodicals archive ?
Drivewyze also is providing alerts for Rabbit Ears Pass, Loveland Pass, Monarch Pass, Slickrock Pass, Wolf Creek Pass and Coal Bank Pass.
He also enjoyed a familiar sight as many contributors wore their finest rabbit ears on their heads.
There also will be a live musical performance from "Rabbit Ears" guitar and flutist at 2 p.m.
Add to the fun with a wall display of family photos and embellish each face with cut out paper rabbit ears, and a nose and whiskers.
(2015) prepared rabbit ear hypertrophic scar models by full thickness skin excisions of various sizes, mostly circular in shape, on ventral surface of rabbit ears.
Its common names include white bunny ears, rabbit ears cactus and angel's wings.
After a month of darkness, Cable ONE subscribers in markets where Northwest Broadcasting has broadcast TV stations no longer need to switch over to "rabbit ears" to see one of the Big Four networks.
But in Suzuka yesterday Hamilton was wiping away tears of laughter with his sleeve as he uploaded videos of him "wearing" drawn-on rabbit ears, whiskers and carrots to his Snapchat account with the words: "This s*** is killing me".
Using a filter application on his phone, Hamilton, 31, posted a video in which he was "wearing" drawn-on rabbit ears, whiskers and carrots, Hamilton also took a video of Carlos Sainz, sitting behind him, before adding a fake fox's ears and nose to the Spaniard's face.
Using an application on his phone, Hamilton, 31, posted a video in which he was "wearing" drawn-on rabbit ears, whiskers and carrots, accompanied with the words: "This s*** is killing me."