All That Glitters Is Not Gold

Meaning of Idiom ‘All that Glitters is Not Gold’ All that glitters is not gold means that just because something is externally attractive it is not good or desirable. In other words, although something may appear to have high value, it may be worthless. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013., 2Ayto, … Read more

All Thumbs

Meaning of Idiom ‘All Thumbs’ To be all thumbs means to be physically awkward and clumsy, especially with one’s hands. 1Brenner, Gail Abel. Webster’s New World American Idioms Handbook. Wiley, 2003. 2Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Usage “I dropped an … Read more

All Ears (to be)

Meaning of Idiom ‘All Ears’ To be all ears means to be listening closely; to be eager to hear something; to pay close attention when being told something or to be willing to pay close attention.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Usage The most common use of the idiom is … Read more