'iːgə noun +a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary) adj. +having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy +marked by active interest and enthusiasm
We were particularly eager to spend our holiday in Spain.
Advanced English Dictionary
+adjective ~ (for sth / to do sth) very interested and excited by sth that is going to happen or about sth that you want to do Synonym: KEEN eager crowds outside the stadium + She is eager for (= wants very much to get) her parents' approval. + Everyone in the class seemed eager to learn. + They're eager to please (= wanting to be helpful). eagerly adverb: the band's eagerly awaited new CD + They eagerly accepted my offer of hospitality. eagerness noun [U, sing.]: I couldn't hide my eagerness to get back home.
Collocation Dictionary adj
appear, be, look, seem, sound | become
only too, really, very
They were only too eager to help us.
| increasingly | quite
We were eager for news.
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