Pronunciation of Eager
/ˈiːɡə/, /ˈiːɡə/, /ˈiː_ɡ_ə/
Synonyms for eager:
Other synonyms and related words:
bursting, born-again, wishful, keen, glowing, vehement, anxious, observant, ambitious, raring, hooked, red hot, overeager, eagre, great, actively, drill hole, devoted, tidal bore, intense, heartily, caliber, importunate, impatient, gauge, impressed, evangelical, calibre, voracious, athirst, Into, dullard, predisposed, aegir, fanatic, aware, bore-hole, ebullient, bore, agog, wild, alive, hot, avid, thirsty, impetuous, rousing, wholehearted, dying, warm, enamored, solicitous.
anxious, enthusiastic (adjective)
covetous, vehement, athirst, yearning, avid, earnest, agog, gung ho, longing, greedy, voracious, keen, hungry, wishful, wild, thirsty, solicitous, desirous, zealous, hankering, hot, acquisitive, impatient, ambitious, fervent, ardent.
ebullient, interested, evangelical, zealous, voracious, messianic, hooked, aware, enthusiastic, star-struck, rousing, devout, motivated, wholehearted, addicted, wishful, excited, keen, overzealous, fanatical, ardent, fervent, Into, awestruck, gaga, spirited, big, heartily, enthused, enamored, born-again, gung ho, devoted, fanatic, actively, impressed.
industrious, emphatic, earnest, strong, impassioned, hearty, frisky, afire, fervent, agitated, full-blooded, virile, sprightly, peppy, animated, lively, active, ablaze, excited, energetic, mettlesome, vigorous, ardent, puissant, burning, exuberant, zestful, lusty, prolific, zealous, powerful, zippy, fiery, potent, strenuous, spirited, passionate, enthusiastic.
pliant, persuadable, amenable, biddable, flexible, willing, susceptible, malleable, yielding, earnest, pliable, plastic, agreeable, receptive, compliant, predisposed, submissive, acquiescent, tractable, ductile, adaptable, assenting, tame, ready, cooperative.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for eager:
- " Can you not believe that I am eager to be happy in the way that other women are? - "A Tar-Heel Baron", Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton.
- He did not, however, seem very eager to make the most of it. - "The Gold Trail", Harold Bindloss.
- I have little doubt that the cause is lost, and I am only eager that poor Augustus should not feel it was lost through him. - "The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly", Charles James Lever.