eager beaver

noun

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


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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up eager beaver? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to strike by flicking the finger outward

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • hot-dog--hot-dog--hot-dog--hot-dog-cat
  • Which of the following words is not a synonym for ‘a young person’?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ