coming out of one's ears

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

coming out of one’s ears

  1. (idiomatic) In great or excess quantity.
    If you plant sixteen tomato plants, you will have tomatoes coming out of your ears by July!
    There will be tomatoes coming out of your ears.
    You'll get tomatoes coming out of your ears.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Other verb forms of "come" in the phrase "come out of one's ears" are uncommon.