Overeager
Overeager O`ver*ea"ger, a. Too eager; too impatient. -- {O`ver*ea"ger*ly}, adv. -- {O"ver*ea"ger*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • overeager — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ excessively eager …   English terms dictionary

  • overeager — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • overeager — adj. excessively eager. Derivatives: overeagerly adv. overeagerness n. * * * adjective excessively eager overeager in his pursuit of the girl • Similar to: ↑eager * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : too eager overeager for success …   Useful english dictionary

  • overeager — adjective Excessively eager, anxious, or excited. He got a bad haircut from an overeager fellow who had just begun his career as a barber …   Wiktionary

  • overeager — adj.; overeagerly, adv.; overeagerness, n. * * * …   Universalium

  • overeager — Synonyms and related words: accident prone, at fever pitch, breakneck, careless, delirious, desperate, devil may care, fanatical, febrile, feverish, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, furious, harum scarum, hasty, headlong, hectic, hotheaded, hurried,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • overeager — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. overzealous, vigorous, overenthusiastic; see enthusiastic 1 , 2 , 3 …   English dictionary for students

  • overeager — adj. eager to an exaggerated extent; too eager, overly desirous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overeager — adjective excessively eager. Derivatives overeagerly adverb overeagerness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • overeager — o•ver•ea•ger [[t]ˌoʊ vərˈi gər[/t]] adj. cvb excessively eager • Etymology: 1570–80 o ver•ea′ger•ly, adv. o ver•ea′ger•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

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