tickled to pieces

tickled to pieces

Exceptionally pleased (with or by someone or something). My family loves my girlfriend almost as much as I do, so they were all tickled to pieces to hear that we're getting married. Your mother is really tickled to pieces that you've decided to go to her alma mater.
See also: piece, tickle, to
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