overeager overeager  /ˈoʊ və ˌri ɡər/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) excessively eager

Usage(s):

  1. The news networks understand the tragic appeal of this story: These guys represent the worst in every overeager fan, every rabidly proud parent.
  2. True, Obama had to draw down his overeager demands from Israel.
  3. The territory also seems overeager to please Beijing.

News

  • Don't be a desperate job seeker

    Acting desperate has never been an attractive quality in dating relationships, and it's certainly not attractive to potential employers, either. For job seekers — especially new graduates who haven't yet secured a position — emotions can run high and turn usually calm, collected candidates into needy, overeager individuals. It is …
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Tampa Bay Times

Quotes

  1. "I wanted the character to be somebody who's very earnest, eager, maybe overeager," Carell said, "and a guy who's finally doing what he always wanted to do. If you've been preparing your whole life to do something and you finally get a chance...
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Steve Carell Source: amNewYork

  2. Ellsberg says he was among those who had knowledge of a dispatch from one of the ships' captains, suggesting that "freak weather effects . . . and an overeager sonarman" may have erroneously accounted for reports of North Vietnamese torpedoes in...
    on May 5, 2008 By: Daniel Ellsberg Source: Salt Lake Tribune

  3. "I am ecstatic," Estrada said. "The Court has at long last placed significant limits on this abusive statute that has been misused by overeager prosecutors."
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Miguel Estrada Source: CBS News

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