eventful

adjective event·ful \ i-ˈvent-fəl \

Definition of eventful

1 :full of or rich in events

eventfully

play \i-ˈvent-fə-lē\ adverb

eventfulness

noun

Examples of eventful in a Sentence

  1. He led a short but eventful life.

  2. It was an extremely eventful period in American history.

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First Known Use of eventful

1600


EVENTFUL Defined for English Language Learners

eventful

adjective

Definition of eventful for English Language Learners

  • : having many important things happening


EVENTFUL Defined for Kids

eventful

adjective event·ful \ i-ˈvent-fəl \

Definition of eventful for Students

1 :full of important happenings
  • an eventful vacation
2 :very important
  • She made an eventful decision.


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