ears are burning

idiom
variants: or feel one's ears burning

Definition of ears are burning

humorous
used to say that someone has the feeling that other people are talking about him or herI bet his ears are burning right now."We were talking about you last night." "That explains why I felt my ears burning."

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“Ears are burning.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ears%20are%20burning. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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