be hearing things

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Definition of be hearing things

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

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“Be hearing things.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20hearing%20things. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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