box someone's ears

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Definition of box someone's ears

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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/box%20someone's%20ears. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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