Other Words for Eager

Eager Noun Synonyms
avid, zealous, ardent, earnest, keen, enthusiastic, hot, hungry, fervent, fervid, passionate, spirited, inspirited, energetic, energized, vehement, animated, excited, vitalized, stimulated, desirous, yearning, desiring, craving, wanting, longing, itchy
We were particularly eager to spend our holiday in Spain.

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Tidal Bore

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Substantive Adjective

Entertainment / Literature / Substantive Adjective: An adjective that stands by itself in the place of an implied noun--a type of rhetorical ellipsis. In the beatitudes, for instance, Christ says 'Blessed are the meek.' Here, the word meek is a substan MORE