ex·​u·​ber·​ate ig-ˈzü-bə-ˌrāt How to pronounce exuberate (audio)
exuberated; exuberating

intransitive verb

: to become exuberant : show exuberance
exuberated over his victory
archaic : to have something in abundance : overflow

Examples of exuberate in a Sentence

after their first World Series championship in 86 years, Bostonians felt that they had earned the right to exuberate with abandon

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of exuberate was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Exuberate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exuberate. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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