raring

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adjective rar·ing \ˈrer-ən, -iŋ\

Definition of raring

  1. :  full of enthusiasm or eagerness ready and raring to go

Examples of raring in a sentence

  1. The kids are raring to get to work on the tree house.

  2. She's been raring to go since dawn.

Origin and Etymology of raring

from present participle of English dialect rare to rear, alteration of English rear


First Known Use: 1909


RARING Defined for English Language Learners

raring

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adjective rar·ing \ˈrer-ən, -iŋ\

Definition of raring for English Language Learners

  • : ready and excited to start to do something : very eager


RARING Defined for Kids

raring

adjective rar·ing \ˈrer-ən, -iŋ\

Definition of raring for Students

  1. :  very eager raring to go



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