What does the word eager mean?

Usage examples for eager

  1. I've been too eager, too keen on the opera. – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  2. I suppose you are eager to return? – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  3. " Why, of course," said Joy, with her usual eager desire to do anything nice she could for people. – The Wishing-Ring Man by Margaret Widdemer