Complete Definition of "all ears"

English

Adjective
all ears

  1. idiom listening intently; fully focused

#: The students were all ears when they found out the topic of the film was "reproduction." They were disappointed to discover that it was also about fish.

  1. idiom Awaiting an explanation.

#: I am all ears to find out how my car, which used to have a perfectly functional engine, will no longer start.

Translations
trans-top|listening intensely
Danish: lutter øre
French: tout ouïe
Portuguese: todo ouvidos
Russian: навоÑÑÑиÑÑ ÑÑи,обÑаÑиÑÑÑÑ Ð² ÑлÑÑ
trans-mid
Spanish: t|es|todo oidos
Swedish: idel öra
trans-bottom
trans-top|awaiting explanation
Danish: lutter øre
French: tout ouïe
Portuguese: todo ouvidos
trans-mid
Russian: обÑаÑиÑÑÑÑ Ð² ÑлÑÑ
Spanish: t|es|escucho
trans-bottom

See also
all eyes

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