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Definition of "ebullient" []

  • Zestfully enthusiastic. (adjective)
  • Boiling or seeming to boil; bubbling. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ebullient" in a sentence
  • "My own vote for best-dressed (and there were several contenders) goes to Caldecott Chair Gratia Banta, truly chic, glamorous and in ebullient in a strapless, shimmering orange gold gown that looked to me like it was made of silk shantung."
  • "I called the ebullient Mr. Posner and asked him for advice for the business owner struggling to build a great online reputation."
  • "A happy word following a disastrous incident: The Chilean miner "Super Mario" Sepulveda was described as "ebullient," or "showing liveliness and enthusiasm," after he finally emerged from the collapsed mine."