ears like a bat

Posted by James Briggs on March 21, 2007

In Reply to: Ears like a bat posted by Jacquie on March 21, 2007

: If some one has good hearin do you say they have ears like a bat or is it something else

In the UK if you use 'bat ears' about someone it means they have large ears - not very complimentary. In this sense it has nothing to do with hearing, only size. It's a term which is even used medically to describe the condition, or was in my day!