raring


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rar·ing

 (râr′ĭng) also rar·in' (-ĭn)
adj. Informal
Full of eagerness; enthusiastic.

[Present participle of dialectal rare, to rear, variant of rear.]

raring

(ˈrɛərɪŋ)
adj
ready; willing; enthusiastic (esp in the phrase raring to go)
[C20: from rare, variant of rear2]

rar•ing

(ˈrɛər ɪŋ)

adj.
very eager or anxious; enthusiastic: raring to go.
[1905–10; rare, dial. variant of rear2 (definition 6) + -ing2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.raring - (usually followed by `to') full of eagerness; "impatient to begin"; "raring to go"
eager - having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy; "eager to learn"; "eager to travel abroad"; "eager for success"; "eager helpers"; "an eager look"

raring

adjective eager, impatient, longing, yearning, willing, ready, keen, desperate, enthusiastic, avid, champing at the bit (informal), keen as mustard, athirst Sarah's here and raring to meet you.

raring

adjective
Informal. Intensely desirous or interested:
Idioms: champing at the bit, ready and willing.
Translations
مُتَحَمِّس أن يَبدأ
dychtivý
æstur í aî
trokštantis pradėti
dedzīgsgatavs doties projām
başlamaya can atan

raring

[ˈrɛərɪŋ] ADJ to be raring to do sthtener muchas ganas de hacer algo
to be raring to gotener muchas ganas de empezar

raring

[ˈrɛərɪŋ] adj (= eager) to be raring to do sth → brûler de faire qch
to be raring to go → être très impatient(e) de commencer
to be raring for sth → être avide de qch
to be raring for more → en redemander

raring

adj to be raring to go (inf)in den Startlöchern sein

raring

[ˈrɛərɪŋ] adj to be raring to go (fam) → non veder l'ora di cominciare

raring

(ˈreəriŋ) : raring to go
very keen to begin, go etc.
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