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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.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.

coming out of one’s ears

mod. in great abundance. (As if full of a liquid. Often said of money.) Mr. Wilson has money coming out of his ears.
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

coming out of (one's) ears

In more than adequate amounts; overabundant.
See also: coming, ear, of, out
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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