Definitions for eagerˈi gər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
characterized by keen or enthusiastic desire or interest; impatiently longing:
eager to try it.
characterized by or revealing earnestness or expectancy:
an eager look.
Archaic. keen; sharp; biting.
Origin of eager:
1250–1300; ME egre < AF, OF egre, aigre < VL *ācrus for L ācer sharp
tidal bore, bore, eagre, aegir, eager(adj)
a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy
"eager to learn"; "eager to travel abroad"; "eager for success"; "eager helpers"; "an eager look"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
enthusiastic about doing sth
eager for a chance to prove himself; She's eager to return home.
A tidal bore.
sharp; sour; acid.
sharp; keen; bitter; severe.
Excited by desire in the pursuit of any object; ardent to pursue, perform, or obtain; keenly desirous; hotly longing; earnest; zealous; impetuous; vehement.
brittle; inflexible; not ductile.
Origin: From eger, from egre, from acer; see acid, acerb, etc. Compare vinegar, alegar.
sharp; sour; acid
sharp; keen; bitter; severe
excited by desire in the pursuit of any object; ardent to pursue, perform, or obtain; keenly desirous; hotly longing; earnest; zealous; impetuous; vehement; as, the hounds were eager in the chase
brittle; inflexible; not ductile
same as Eagre
Eager was a band formed by Patrick Andrew, formerly of the band PFR. Patrick began forming the new band with Greg Pope in 1995. Greg, who was also a songwriter, had been touring with PFR as a backup guitarist. To quell rumors of the unannounced but impending PFR breakup, Patrick publicly explained the new band as just "a side project". The two songwriters recruited drummer Paul Eckberg in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the three moved to Nashville, Tennessee in the fall of 1996. They quickly enlisted Mark Kloos from Raleigh, North Carolina, who was Greg's former bandmate in Apple Green and The Greg Pope Band. The group recorded a self-titled album in early 1997, which Jimmie Lee Sloas produced. It was released that fall. The band continued touring and playing live shows until disbanding in mid-1998. ⁕Patrick Andrew - Vocals, bass ⁕Greg Pope - Vocals, guitar ⁕Mark Kloos - Guitar ⁕Paul Eckberg - Drums, percussion
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'eager' in Adjectives Frequency: #789
Translations for eager
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
full of desire, interest etc; keen; enthusiastic
He is always eager to win.
- مُتَلَهِّف على، توّاقArabic
- ansiosoPortuguese (BR)
- ivrig; opsat; vildDanish
- πρόθυμος, ανυπόμονος, που επιθυμεί σφόδραGreek
- ávido, ansioso, deseosoSpanish
- -himuline, innukasEstonian
- مشتاق؛ راغبFarsi
- désireux deFrench
- penuh hasratIndonesian
- trokštantis, siekiantisLithuanian
- kārs; dedzīgsLatvian
- gorliwy, ochoczyPolish
- مشتاق؛ راغبPersian
- لېوال، شو قمنPashto
- ivrig, angelägenSwedish
- กระหาย; อยากได้; ร้อนรน; กระตือรือร้น; ทะเยอทะยานThai
- istekli, hevesliTurkish
- 渴望的，熱切的Chinese (Trad.)
- палкий; нетерплячийUkrainian
- نہایت آرزو مندUrdu
- háo hức; thiết thaVietnamese
- 渴望的Chinese (Simp.)
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