sharp-eared


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sharp-eared

adj
capable of hearing even very quiet sounds
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sharp′-eared′



adj.
having keen hearing.
[1885–95]
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Adj.1.sharp-eared - having keen hearing
hearing - able to perceive sound
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References in classic literature ?
Once more the sharp-eared comrade overheard the King's words while he was still talking to the courtier, and reported them to the Simpleton.
When these words were overheard by the sharp-eared comrade and repeated to the Simpleton, he was in despair.
SHARP-EARED birder Robin Sandham found North Wales' first Iberian Chiffchaff while cycling through forestry near Penmachno last week.
The footage also features the voice of Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, who died in the previous film, the late star Carrie Fisher as General Leia Organa, and as some sharp-eared listeners pointed out on social media, what sounds like the long-gone Emperor Palpatine's laughter at the end.
Sharp-eared Shug the Lug McLaughlin, played by Paul Young, is the early favourite for the chop, although someone or something will have to be pretty stealthy to creep up on him.
Sharp-eared viewers of Monday night's episode of "Fargo" might have noticed a fun homage to the 1996 Coen brothers movie of the same name when Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy performed a cover of JosAaAaAeA@ Feliciano "Let's Find Each Other Tonight."AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA Feliciano performed the song for the 1996 film, in the scene where (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hU0VP76i9M0) Steve Buscemi's ratty kidnapper takes an escort to a show in the Carlton hotel .AaAaAeAe
" Sharp-eared fans will note the reference in that sentence to the lyrics of her new single Do What U Want, which opens tonight's show.
They bond over fashion and Gaga sips some of June's wine, telling her: "I want to drink from your cup to see what those genes are." Sharp-eared fans will note the reference in that sentence to the lyrics of her new single Do What U Want, which opens tonight's show.
"We look forward to receiving more submissions over the coming months and years, and, as the pace of change within the English language continues to accelerate, the contributions by eagle-eyed and sharp-eared word-spotters will become increasingly important."
And thanks to sharp-eared Liam Cairns and his brave grandad Barry Colpitts, a life was saved yesterday after a blaze broke out at a bungalow in Eston.
A sharp-eared and armed resident of an apartment complex in Bloomington, Illinois, heard loud noises on September 30.