1. [ adjective ] worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down
Synonyms: dog-eared

"a somewhat dog-eared duke...a bit run down"- Clifton Fadiman "an old book with dog-eared pages"

Related terms: worn
2. [ adjective ] having ears (or appendages resembling ears) or having ears of a specified kind; often used in combination
Related terms: earless lop-eared auriculate