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Definition of Eager

Eager

  1. Sharp; sour; acid.
  2. Sharp; keen; bitter; severe.
  3. 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.
  4. Brittle; inflexible; not ductile.
  5. Same as Eagre.

Eager Quotations

So I started to learn Russian and I was one of those probably way too eager, annoying young actor kids who was trying to change all my lines to Russian, much to the dismay of the director and Nic Cage.
Jared Leto

There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Most of us are about as eager to be changed as we were to be born, and go through our changes in a similar state of shock.
James A. Baldwin

As a little boy of eleven I entered the Cadet Corps. I was not particularly eager to become a Cadet, but my father wished it. So my wishes were not consulted.
Manfred von Richthofen

Much of the demand for women in combat comes from female officers who are eager for medals and promotions.
Phyllis Schlafly
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Eager Translations

eager in German is eifrig, eifrig, begierig
eager in Italian is ansioso, zelante
eager in Latin is intrepidus, expetens, acer
eager in Norwegian is ivrig
eager in Swedish is ivrig
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