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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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eagerly

 eager pronunciation in American English  adverb

the most eagerly awaited film of the year

eagerness

 eager pronunciation in American English  noun [uncountable]

Sam fell over in his eagerness to reach the telephone.

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a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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