Used to emphasize the extreme degree of someone’s eager curiosity: when I read about his arrest my eyes popped out on stalks
More example sentences
- 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.
- I felt like my eyes were out on stalks.
- MY EYES ARE ON STALKS FROM BEING UP HALF THE NIGHT FINISHING THIS BOOK!