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pull in one's ears

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pull in one's ears

verb phrase

  1. To be cautious; watch out for oneself
  2. To be less aggressive; moderate oneself: You better pull in your ears a little or you'll scare them away

[1940s+; origin uncertain; perhaps in some cases an alteration of pull in one's horns]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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