1. [ adjective ] having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy

"eager to learn" "eager to travel abroad" "eager for success" "eager helpers" "an eager look"

Related terms: uneager anxious impatient overeager hot
2. [ adjective ] marked by active interest and enthusiasm
Synonyms: great zealous avid

"an avid sports fan" "a great walker" "an eager beaver"

Related terms: enthusiastic
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 11392
4. [ noun ] (nautical) a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
Synonyms: bore eagre aegir tidal_bore
Related terms: tidal_flow
Similar spelling:   Eaker