Ears flapping

listening with great interest

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • ears are flapping — (someone s) ears are flapping informal something that you say when you think that someone is listening to your private conversation. I can t talk now. Ears are flapping …   New idioms dictionary

  • ears were flapping, my etc. —  I (etc.) was listening with great interest (usu. to gossip) …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • someone's ears are flapping — (someone s) ears are flapping informal something that you say when you think that someone is listening to your private conversation. I can t talk now. Ears are flapping …   New idioms dictionary

  • somebody's ears are flapping — sb s ˈears are flapping idiom (BrE, informal) a person is trying to listen to sb else s conversation Main entry: ↑earidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • ear — I. /ɪə / (say ear) noun 1. the organ of hearing, in humans and other mammals usually consisting of three parts (external ear, middle ear, and inner ear). 2. the external part alone. 3. the sense of hearing. 4. keen perception of the differences… …   Australian English dictionary

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