Bat-eared



(of a dog or other canid) having large, erect ears rounded at the top, resembling those of a bat.
Historical Examples

With trunks eagerly outstretched as if seeking to grip something, the huge, bat-eared heads heaved themselves up.
In the Morning of Time Charles G. D. Roberts

“Turn him into those pigpens at the rear,” advised the bat-eared clerk.
Where the Pavement Ends John Russell

I got four pigeon-toed, bow-legged, bat-eared Moonstoners down in that meadow, just itchin’ mad to cut loose.
Overland Red Henry Herbert Knibbs

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