Associations to the word «Eager»


EAGER, adjective. (obsolete) Sharp; sour; acid.
EAGER, adjective. (obsolete) Sharp; keen; bitter; severe.
EAGER, adjective. (Can we clean up([1]) this sense?) Excited by desire in the pursuit of any object; ardent to pursue, perform, or obtain; keenly desirous; hotly longing; earnest; zealous; impetuous; vehement.
EAGER, adjective. Brittle; inflexible; not ductile.
EAGER, adjective. (comptheory) Not employing lazy evaluation; calculating results immediately, rather than deferring calculation until they are required.
EAGER, noun. Alternative form of eagre (tidal bore).
EAGER BEAVER, noun. (idiomatic) (colloquial) One (especially a child) who is very excited or enthusiastic to begin a task.
EAGER BEAVER, noun. (idiomatic) (humorous) A woman with a high sex drive
EAGER BEAVERS, noun. Plural of eager beaver

Dictionary definition

EAGER, noun. A high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary).
EAGER, adjective. 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".

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain