a flea in ear

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a flea in (one's) ear

A sharp, strident, or disconcerting reproof or rebuff. She gave me a flea in my ear over my spending habits. I'll be sure to put a flea in his ear the next time I see him!
See also: ear, flea

a flea in (one's) ear

An annoying hint or a stinging rebuke.
See also: ear, flea
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Dudley Little Theatre launches A Flea in Her Ear, the Georges Feydeau farce, next Wednesday, as the final play in its diamond jubilee season.
Irwin, in addition to a myriad of freelance gigs is directing a production of the Feydeau farce A Flea in Her Ear, scheduled to open this month at the Roundabout Theatre in New York City.