Examples of eager in a Sentence
… wine connoisseurs eager to visit cellars and late-fall pilgrims seeking the increasingly rare white truffle … —Corby Kummer, Atlantic, August 2000
… so many religions were steeped in an absolutist frame of mind—each convinced that it alone had a monopoly on the truth and therefore eager for the state to impose this truth on others. —Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World, 1996
She was eager to get started.
The crowd was eager for more.
Recent Examples of eager from the Web
Whereas some private television channels are seen as eager mouthpieces, others face pressures that range from reprimands on the phone to threats and unfortunate incidents.
But tech services have introduced a revolving door of helpful strangers — not to mention eager lovers — into our worlds.
Everyone was eager to belt out their favorite pop songs and Broadway classics below the disco balls hanging over Mary’s stage.
A goodly number of shoppers bring their smiling dogs, eager to be petted.
And of course, young Parker is eager for something noble to do with his powers and the flashy suit lent to him by Tony Stark.
The millennials also happen to be bright as buttons, more culturally savvy than any previous generation, and impressively eager to learn (most of them).
As the youngest member of the wolfpack, Seth Clearwater was the eager pup of the group.
Other funny characters in the play are the neurotic Charlotte and her domination of husband Theodore, who is eager to please his wife and in-laws.
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Synonym Discussion of eager
EAGER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of eager for English Language Learners
: very excited and interested : feeling a strong and impatient desire to do something or for something
EAGER Defined for Kids
Definition of eager for Students
: very excited and interested … bright eager eyes were looking up into hers … — Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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