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English definition of “cloth-eared”

cloth-eared

adjective uk   /ˈklɒθ.ɪəd/ us    /ˈklɑːθ.ɪrd/ UK old-fashioned
describes someone who has not heard or understood what is being said to them
(Definition of cloth-eared from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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