from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Excessively eager; too ardent or impatient.
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- adj. Excessively eager, anxious, or excited.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Too eager; too impatient.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. excessively eager
LAQUER: Oh, he always knew and associated himself with what is called overeager assistants -- he could have written one line, he could have pressed one button and the thing would have stopped, but he never did.
He couldn't stop looking at her and was starting to feel stupid about it, like he was some kind of overeager schoolboy in the presence of his first girlfriend.
How many producers will actually remix a remix, and how often do people pay that kind of overeager editing any mind?
Not so long ago, these very same people would have seen such talk as the kind of overeager self-congratulation that blinds a nation to its own mistakes and vulnerabilities.
We could do with a few slip-ups – basketballers proving too tall to walk through the doors, the "wrong type of mud" at the BMX, an overeager health-and-safety steward snuffing out the Olympic flame.
Looks like reports of a Windows update causing a Black Screen of Death were just an antivirus company trying to get some free press, and overeager reporters willing to play along.
• Video of an overeager fanboy charging the pearly gates and getting denied!
He had seemed a bit overeager for conversation, hungry for it, and perhaps that was the shadow of what was coming.
Doula Jen, as Sarah had nicknamed her, arrived at our house to find one overeager student with freshly sharpened pencils and a crisp new notepad.
But the majority of the Chinese artists who are squabbled over by blue chip dealers and by museums eager to feature them in prestigious one-person shows have one thing in common: The political and economic history between Mao's infamous cultural revolution and present-day China's overeager capitalism provides a recurrent touchstone in their art's imagery.