Definition of grin (or smile) from ear to ear in English:

grin (or smile) from ear to ear

phrase

  • Smile broadly.

    ‘you'll come out of the show grinning from ear to ear’
    • ‘At the end of the evening, Dick was smiling from ear to ear to see just hooks on the walls where his artworks used to hang because that means they have been sold.’
    • ‘I was smiling from ear to ear; I hadn't been that happy in - I hadn't been that happy for years.’
    • ‘I know Eddie was watching from above that night and I guarantee he was smiling from ear to ear at the respect that was shown to him both from the wrestlers as well as the fans.’
    • ‘‘It's all sorted’ Sky replies, smiling from ear to ear.’
    • ‘Shivering later from the cold, but smiling from ear to ear, he said he felt ‘excellent, very happy’ about the engagement.’
    • ‘‘When we saw her in the pet store, we just knew she was the dog for you,’ my mom continued, smiling from ear to ear.’
    • ‘‘It's so exciting to get to meet him,’ she said, smiling from ear to ear as she gripped his hand.’
    • ‘But before he could answer, Chloe appeared at their table, smiling from ear to ear, with Jason at her side.’
    • ‘I was smiling from ear to ear as I looked around her room. ‘Sarah?’’
    • ‘Despite many scrapes and cuts, he was smiling from ear to ear.’