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English definition of “ears are flapping”

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ears are flapping

informal
If you say that someone's ears are flapping, you mean that they are trying to hear what you are saying, even though they are not part of your conversation.
Translations of “ears are flapping”
in Chinese (Traditional) 豎起耳朵偷聽…
in Chinese (Simplified) 竖着耳朵偷听…
(Definition of ears are flapping from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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