Box my ears - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
box (one's) ears (redirected from box my ears)
box (one's) ears
dated To hit someone. Typically used as a threat. The next time you borrow my car without my permission, I'll box your ears!
box somebody’s ˈears,
give somebody a box on the ˈears (old-fashioned) hit somebody with your hand on the side of their head as a punishment: If you do that one more time I’ll box your ears, boy!
References in classic literature
"I wish I had let the friar box my ears
, after all!"
"The only boxing he did was box my ears
! He died in his forties.