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
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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
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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