adjective rar·ing \ˈrer-ən, -iŋ\

: ready and excited to start to do something : very eager

Full Definition of RARING

:  full of enthusiasm or eagerness <ready and raring to go>

Examples of RARING

  1. The kids are raring to get to work on the tree house.
  2. She's been raring to go since dawn.

Origin of RARING

from present participle of English dialect rare to rear, alteration of English rear
First Known Use: 1909
RARING Defined for Kids


adjective rar·ing \ˈrer-ən, -iŋ\

Definition of RARING for Kids

:  very eager <raring to go>


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