Definition of eyes out on stalks in English:

eyes out on stalks

phrase

  • Used to emphasize the extreme degree of someone's eager curiosity:

    ‘when I read about his arrest my eyes popped out on stalks’
    • ‘I never expected such a big man to move so quickly, and I must have looked a sight with my jaw on the ground and my eyes out on stalks.’
    • ‘MY EYES ARE ON STALKS FROM BEING UP HALF THE NIGHT FINISHING THIS BOOK!’
    • ‘I felt like my eyes were out on stalks.’