Definitions for zealousˈzɛl əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

zeal•ousˈzɛl əs(adj.)

  1. full of, characterized by, or due to zeal; ardently active, devoted, or diligent.

Origin of zealous:

1520–30; < ML zēlōsus. See zeal , -ous


Princeton's WordNet

  1. avid, zealous(adj)

    marked by active interest and enthusiasm

    "an avid sports fan"


  1. zealous(Adjective)

    Full of zeal; ardent, fervent; exhibiting enthusiasm or strong passion.

  2. Origin: From ζήλος, from ζηλόω.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Zealous(adj)

    filled with, or characterized by, zeal; warmly engaged, or ardent, in behalf of an object

  2. Zealous(adj)

    filled with religious zeal

Translations for zealous

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


enthusiastic; keen

He is a zealous supporter of our cause.

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