have one's ears lowered

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have one's ears lowered

  1. (idiomatic, humorous, dated) To get a haircut.
    • 2006 June 25, "Cutting to the Chase at Barber Shop," New York Daily News:
      When you need a haircut, you go to a barber, so here I am at Tommy's Bronxville's tonsorial prepared to get clipped. Or, as we said as kids, have my ears lowered.