excitable excitable  /ɪk ˈsaɪ tə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) easily excited
  2. (adj) capable of responding to stimuli

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • Highly excitable Spanish syndicalists fell to quarreling with the Socialist building trade-unions, decided that the only thing to do was to blow up water mains.

News

  1. Invasion of crazy ants that dine on your iPhone

    They're very hairy. (Credit: KEYE-TV Screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) It was first spotted in Houston. But then so many strange phenomena are. Now it's heading your way, regardless of where you might be keeping safe in these excitable United States. It might seem to you as if it's had a few drinks. But no amount of offering it your Jack or your Bacardi will keep it from one thing it really ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Ron 'Donnie Baker' Sexton brings plenty of character to Jukebox

    Donnie Baker has shaggy, 1980s hair. He wears Zubaz pants. He drinks a mixture of warm beer and Mountain Dew — a hillbilly Jagerbomb, if you will. This habit has actually given Ron Sexton a beer belly. Baker, a regular caller on the “Bob and Tom” radio show, is a character created by Sexton. The overconfident, excitable redneck — who is always telling tall tales and ending his statements with “I ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

Quotes

  1. "That tells you how screwed up we are, Kevin Garnett is calming our team down," Rivers said after the game. "It's funny now but it was Kevin and Tony Allen (equally excitable) in the huddle telling everyone to calm down. I jokingly told...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Doc Rivers Source: Toronto Star

  2. Mets manager Jerry Manuel said he thinks his team was "a little excitable" to play in Puerto Rico, especially those players with family and friends on the Spanish-speaking US island.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Jerry Manuel Source: CBSSports.com

  3. "He's a little too excitable," said Cubs manager Lou Piniella. "He's just needs to calm down a little bit -- make his pitches and trust his pitches. He's got good stuff."
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: Lou Piniella Source: Sports Network

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