[eer-foo l] /ˈɪərˌfʊl/

noun, plural earfuls.
an outpouring of oral information or advice, especially when given without solicitation.
a sharp verbal rebuke; a scolding.
noun (informal)
something heard or overheard
a rebuke or scolding, esp a lengthy or severe one

“a piece of one’s mind,” 1917, from ear (n.1) + -ful.

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