coming out of (one's) ears

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coming out of (one's) ears

Occurring or present in a great amount or abundance. Because the end of the semester is almost here, I've got panicked students in search of extra credit coming out of my ears.
See also: coming, ear, of, out

coming out of one's ears

Fig. very numerous or abundant. (As if people or things were coming in great numbers from many sources including unlikely ones.) I've got phone and e-mail messages coming out of my ears. We are very busy at the factory. We have orders coming out of our ears.
See also: coming, ear, of, out

coming out of one's ears

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

coming out of (one's) ears

In more than adequate amounts; overabundant.
See also: coming, ear, of, out