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

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

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

    :  earshot

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  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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a brief usually trivial fact

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