have big ears

have big ears

  (Australian informal)
to listen to other people's private conversations Don't talk so loudly unless you want everyone to know. Bill has big ears you know.
See also: big, ear, have
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Grandaughter said: "Is that why you have big ears and a small head?
He went to the second group and asked "Do I have big ears and a small head?
Gary Lineker might think it's funny to have big ears but I don't.