enthused

adjective en·thused \ in-ˈthüzd , en- also -ˈthyüzd \
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

Definition of enthused

: feeling or showing enthusiasm : enthusiastic
  • The Royals are enthused about the acquisition of leadoff man Perry, who hit .300 and stole 29 bases for Atlanta in 1988 …
  • —Peter Gammons
  • Like the Barn Swallows, the bluebirds weren't too enthused when I checked out their nestlings' progress.
  • —Linda Tranbarger
  • He and the Heartbreakers … ran through their entire new album in order before an enthused crowd.
  • —David Wild

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First Known Use of enthused

1843



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