music to your ears

This page is about the idiom music to your ears


If something is music to your ears, it's just what you want to hear.

For example

  • When Halle heard Jason say "I do" at their wedding, it was music to her ears.

  • After I'd done my final dive, the judges all said 9.9 or 10 and the crowd cheered. It was music to my ears!

Quick Quiz

The accused man said it was music to his ears when the judge said

a. guilty

b. not guilty

c. life without parole
a) guilty b) not guilty c) life without parole

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Contributor: Matt Errey