Definition of "eagerly" []

  • Impatiently desirous (of); anxious or avid (for) (adjective)
  • Characterized by or feeling expectancy or great desire (adjective)
  • Tart or biting; sharp (adjective)
  • In an eager manner. (adverb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Anxiously. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "eagerly" in a sentence
  • "Students who had been successful during the term eagerly flipped through their portfolios, pointing out all of their good grades."
  • "When Dewey's name was officially placed in nomination at the GOP convention in Philadelphia that year, he was hailed as "American's greatest administrator" -- a label eagerly slapped on Romney today by Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum."
  • "Heavy Rain is a title eagerly awaited by a certain kind of "serious" video game player."
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