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< Middle English eger < Old French egre < Latin acer (sharp, keen); see acid, acerb, etc. Cf. vinegar, alegar.

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Singular
Eager

Plural
Eagers

Eager (plural Eagers)
  1. A tidal bore.

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Eager (comparative more Eager, superlative most Eager)

Positive
Eager

Comparative
more Eager

Superlative
most Eager

  1. (obsolete) Sharp; sour; acid.
  2. (obsolete) Sharp; keen; bitter; severe.
  3. Excited by desire in the pursuit of any object; ardent to pursue, perform, or obtain; keenly desirous; hotly longing; earnest; zealous; impetuous; vehement; as, the hounds were eager in the chase.
  4. Brittle; inflexible; not ductile.

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