all eyes

Watching very closely, as in The buyers at the fashion show were all eyes. Worded slightly differently (with all one's eyes), this idiom dates from the mid-1500s. Also see its counterpart, all ears.


Nearby words

  1. all but,
  2. all clear,
  3. all cylinders,
  4. all ears,
  5. all else being equal,
  6. all fools' day,
  7. all for,
  8. all for love,
  9. all for one and one for all,
  10. all for the best

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