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be hearing things

Definition of be hearing things

  1. :  to hear sounds that are not real <She swears she heard someone open the door, but I think she's just hearing things.>



Word by Word Definitions

hearing
  1. :  the process, function, or power of perceiving sound

    :  the special sense by which noises and tones are received as stimuli

    :  earshot

thingplay things
  1. :  a matter of concern :  affair

    :  state of affairs in general or within a specified or implied sphere

    :  a particular state of affairs :  situation


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