raring

adjective
rar·​ing | \ˈrer-ən, -iŋ\

Definition of raring 

: full of enthusiasm or eagerness ready and raring to go

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Examples of raring in a Sentence

The kids are raring to get to work on the tree house. She's been raring to go since dawn.

First Known Use of raring

1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for raring

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

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The first known use of raring was in 1909

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raring

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of raring

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

raring

adjective
rar·​ing | \ˈrer-ən, -iŋ\

Kids Definition of raring

: very eager raring to go

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