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eager beaver

noun

Simple Definition of eager beaver

  • : a person who is very enthusiastic about doing something : a hardworking and eager person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of eager beaver

  1. :  a person who is extremely zealous about performing duties and volunteering for more

Examples of eager beaver in a sentence

  1. When she first started working she was a real eager beaver.



1943

First Known Use of eager beaver

1943


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