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Slang definitions & phrases for all ears

all ears

adjective phrase

Very eager to hear; acutely attentive: Something juicy's coming, and they're all ears (1860s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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all ears

Eager to hear something, listening attentively, as in Tell me who else was invited? I'm all ears. [ ; late 1700s ]
Also see: all eyes
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