eager beaver

noun

Definition of eager beaver

: 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.

First Known Use of eager beaver

1943


EAGER BEAVER Defined for English Language Learners

eager beaver

noun

Definition of eager beaver for English Language Learners

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


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