exuberate

verb ex·u·ber·ate \ ig-ˈzü-bə-ˌrāt \

Definition of exuberate

exuberated; exuberating
1 : to become exuberant : show exuberance
  • exuberated over his victory
2 archaic : to have something in abundance : overflow

Examples of exuberate in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of exuberate

15th century

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in the meaning defined at sense 2

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exuberate Synonyms

Near Antonyms

bemoan, bewail, grieve, lament, regret, weep;

Phrases

kick up one's heels;


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