What does exuberant mean?

Definitions for exuberantɪgˈzu bər ənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word exuberant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ebullient, exuberant, high-spirited(adj)

    joyously unrestrained

  2. excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening(adj)

    unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

    "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed"

  3. exuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse, riotous(adj)

    produced or growing in extreme abundance

    "their riotous blooming"


  1. exuberant(Adjective)

    Very high-spirited; extremely energetic and enthusiastic.

  2. exuberant(Adjective)

    Abundant, luxuriant, profuse, superabundant.

  3. Origin: From exuberans, the present active participle of exubero. Put together from e, and uber, and originally would have referred to a cow or she-goat which was making so much milk that it naturally dripped or sprayed from the udder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exuberant(adj)

    characterized by abundance or superabundance; plenteous; rich; overflowing; copious or excessive in production; as, exuberant goodness; an exuberant intellect; exuberant foliage

  2. Origin: [L. exuberans, exuberantis, p. pr. of exuberare to be abundant; ex + uberare to be fruitful, fr. uber fruitful, fertile, uber udder: cf. F. exubrant. See Udder.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exuberant

    eks-ū′bėr-ant, adj. plenteous: overflowing: happy: lavish.—ns. Exū′berance, Exū′berancy, quality of being exuberant: an overflowing quantity: superfluousness: outburst.—adv. Exū′berantly.—v.i. Exū′berāte, to be exuberant. [L. exuberans, pr.p. of exuberāreex, inten., uber, rich.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exuberant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exuberant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Omega Advisors ' Steven Einhorn:

    I don't think anyone today would define investors anywhere near exuberant, i would call it from dark to darker.

  2. Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice:

    Excuse me, for I must speak plainly. If you, my dear father, will not take the trouble of checking her exuberant spirits, and of teaching her that her present pursuits are not to be the business of her life, she will soon be beyond the reach of amendment. Her character will be fixed, and she will, at sixteen, be the most determined flirt that ever made herself or her family ridiculous; a flirt, too, in the worst and meanest degree of flirtation; without any attraction beyond youth and a tolerable person; and, from the ignorance

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Translations for exuberant

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • изобиленBulgarian
  • exuberant, lebendig, überschwänglich, ausgelassen, üppigGerman
  • rehevä, elämäniloinenFinnish
  • exubérante, exubérantFrench
  • ճոխ, փարթամArmenian
  • abundantaIdo
  • overvloedig, overdadig, exuberant, uitbundigDutch
  • energiskNorwegian
  • exuberantePortuguese
  • энергичный, неудержимый, изобильный, буйный, пышный, [[бить, [[пышно]] [[расти, бурный, обильныйRussian
  • Sung mãnVietnamese

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