Definition of wear one's heart on one's sleeve in English:

wear one's heart on one's sleeve

phrase

  • Make one's feelings apparent.

    • ‘He carried a bunch of no-hopers for years; he is a terrific motivator; he takes no guff from authority; he told Sir Alex where to go and was proved right; and he was a great player who wore his heart on his sleeve.’
    • ‘He is not pretentious in any way, he wears his heart on his sleeve and I think that projects to anyone listening to his music.’
    • ‘I know he wears his heart on his sleeve and I know he's a good manager.’
    • ‘He wears his heart on his sleeve and that's what we admire about him.’
    • ‘But this is a sparky and feisty player who wears his heart on his sleeve.’
    • ‘Happily, events on the park were a fitting tribute to the man who always wore his heart on his sleeve and played with a passion too often absent from the modern game.’
    • ‘I think it's because he wears his heart on his sleeve and the emotion just pours out.’
    • ‘He always wore his heart on his sleeve and has done wonderfully well here.’
    • ‘I showed my feelings and wore my heart on my sleeve.’
    • ‘The big Scot led from the front, making one goal and scoring the other, and generally wore his heart on his sleeve in an encounter that carried over several feuds from the first acrimonious meeting between the clubs in December.’