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An example use of eager in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… are very willing and eager to begin to …”

meanings of eager


  1. Sharp; keen; bitter; severe.
  2. Desirous; keen to do or obtain something.
  3. Sharp; sour; acid.
  4. Brittle; inflexible; not ductile.
  5. Not employing lazy evaluation; calculating results immediately, rather than deferring calculation until they are required.


  1. Alternative form of eagre (tidal bore).


  1. A surname​.

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