box someone's ears

idiom

old-fashioned
: to hit someone on the sides of the head or on the ears
His mother threatened to box his ears if he misbehaved again.

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“Box someone's ears.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/box%20someone%27s%20ears. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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