Similar to selective hearing. A condition in which someone is unable to hear anything in their immediate area, yet is able to hear things far away.
(in the same room)
R: T. is a real pain in the arse.
P: I know
T: Pizza?

(somewhere outside)
T: Did you hear that bird hatching?
R: WHAT?!
P: Classic soap opera hearing.
by pabslo September 10, 2007

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