coming out of one's ears

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coming out of (one's) ears definition


  1. mod.
    in great abundance. (As if full of a liquid. Often said of money.) : Mr. Wilson has money coming out of his ears.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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coming out of one's ears

Overabundant, more than can be managed, as in We miscalculatednew orders are coming out of our ears. [Slang; mid-1900s] Also see embarrassment of riches.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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