grin from ear to ear

Definition of grin from ear to ear

  1. :  to grin very broadly He was grinning from ear to ear so we knew he had good news to tell us.

Word by Word Definitions

grinplay
  1. :  to draw back the lips so as to show the teeth especially in amusement or laughter

    :  smile

  1. :  the characteristic vertebrate organ of hearing and equilibrium consisting in the typical mammal of a sound-collecting outer ear separated by the tympanic membrane from a sound-transmitting middle ear that in turn is separated from a sensory inner ear by membranous fenestrae

    :  any of various organs (as of a fish) capable of detecting vibratory motion

    :  the external ear of humans and most mammals

  1. :  the fruiting spike of a cereal (such as wheat or corn) including both the seeds and protective structures

  1. :  to form ears in growing


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