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adjective eager pronunciation in American English /ˈiɡər/
  1. very enthusiastic about doing something or enthusiastic about something that will happen
    She looked at the eager faces waiting for her news.
    eager to do something: He’s so eager to learn that he stays late every evening.
    eager for: The girls were bored and seemed eager for new experiences.
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 eager pronunciation in American English adverb
the most eagerly awaited film of the year
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 eager pronunciation in American English noun [uncountable]
Sam fell over in his eagerness to reach the telephone.


… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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