Definition of with bells on in English:

with bells on

phrase

informal
  • Enthusiastically.

    ‘everybody's waiting for you with bells on’
    • ‘Just let me know when you're ready, and I'll be there with bells on.’
    • ‘I mean, even if she didn't feel well, she would be there with bells on.’
    • ‘‘I'll be there with bells on,’ Aidan said as he slid out of the car.’
    • ‘Also, he's coming to town, again, on the 13 th, and I will be there with bells on.’
    • ‘The audience is likely to show up for ‘A Christmas Classique,’ by pianist Lorie Line and her pop chamber orchestra, with bells on.’
    • ‘They're doing it with bells on.’
    • ‘Bradley said, standing up, ‘I'm waiting with bells on, Mr. Lauderdale, so why don't you hit me?’
    • ‘I'll be there with bells on, though that might make us a little conspicuous.’
    • ‘Any sane New York politician who can walk or crawl into the Plaza will be there with bells on, soaking up the good press.’
    • ‘I'll be there with bells on, I promise - but what about the game?’