Eager in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Eager

(obsolete) Sharp; sour; acid. | (obsolete) Sharp; keen; bitter; severe. | Desirous; keen to do or obtain something.

Short Example Sentence for Eager

  • 1. He was eager to accept. 🔊
  • 2. He took an eager step towards her. 🔊
  • 3. He was one of the most eager in the search-party. 🔊
  • 4. Everyone was in high spirits and eager to get started. 🔊
  • 5. The little girl was eager to go with him, but he would not allow it. 🔊
  • 6. It left me eager to go somewhere; but it failed to offer me any direction. 🔊
  • 7. She turned quickly towards him, eager for the comfort of his extended arms. 🔊
  • 8. A dozen were eager to go, and Lawrence chose a manly looking fellow. 🔊
  • 9. Randy looked eager and Pep excited as Frank came out on the sidewalk. 🔊

How to use Eager in a Sentence?

  • 1. She was not eager to make any bargain as to what her work was, and was not, to be. 🔊
  • 2. Scarcely had my head reached the level of the bank when a loud, eager whinny broke the silence. 🔊
  • 3. The local militia flocked together, and were eager to follow hard after their daring foe. 🔊
  • 4. The German is the most eager person in the world to covet a mile if given an inch. 🔊
  • 5. At the end of the dinner Dolby was eager to introduce me to the game and show me what he could do. 🔊
  • 6. Naturally they were eager to try their arts on big game, and that was what the Governor was. 🔊
  • 7. I saw one lowered, and quickly filled with men, eager to snatch this last chance of life. 🔊
  • 8. It irritated Gray savagely to find how warm and eager an interest they all took in the lost man. 🔊
  • 9. Whoever asked it became my enemy at once, and I was usually almost eager to make that appear. 🔊
  • 10. At all events, I was more eager than anxious for the morrow, and only restless from excited hope. 🔊
  • 11. I was transported; I was eager to retain her good opinion, and took immense pains. 🔊
  • 12. In short, sir, instead of an eager competition to secure my poem I could not even get it read! 🔊
  • 13. From the day of our return we found other people's houses open to us and eager for us. 🔊
  • 14. Her hair still flying out from the strokes of the brush surrounded her small eager face like a cloud. 🔊
  • 15. There he stripped the halter off and spoke to him, and the horse started up by himself, he was so eager for the reward. 🔊
  • 16. Pep's engrossed auditors nodded silently, eager to hear the remainder of his story. 🔊
  • 17. They lingered, talking about all sorts of glorious futures they were planning and discussing the eager present with great animation. 🔊
  • 18. He had wielded the tomahawk; he had bivouacked among armed men on the field of battle: now he was eager for the schoolroom. 🔊
  • 19. To Butler this was more than pleasing, eager as he was to pay off what he considered a heavy score. 🔊
  • 20. There must have been fascination in the eager mystery of the gaze, for, strangely enough, he was not afraid of her. 🔊
  • 21. We had looked forward to this coming day with such eager expectation, but now that it was so near, we shrank with dread from facing it. 🔊
  • 22. Gray had not slept during the day, and he hardly expected to sleep during the night; he felt too feverishly eager for the morning. 🔊
  • 23. How solemn the contrast between the stillness of that sick-chamber and the Babel of eager tongues in the house below! 🔊
  • 24. He did not see her, and she jumped up and ran over to the side of the path, holding up an eager hand to attract his attention. 🔊
  • 25. He hurried on with strong, eager footsteps, expecting every moment to see the trees lift themselves against the sky. 🔊
  • 26. Taken for guerrillas, every Southern sympathizer was eager to give them all the information possible. 🔊
  • 27. It was rather dim to read expressions, but she thought a strange look flitted across the eager face that was staring so hard at her. 🔊
  • 28. She seemed eager to interrupt once or twice, and I flattered myself my words were having their effect. 🔊
  • 29. It ate and drank greedily, and then rose and shook itself with a glad, eager movement, and ran a few steps forward. 🔊
  • 30. The morning came and with it Shaffer, and with him five hundred and fifty men, eager for the combat. 🔊
  • 31. And he was youthful, could ride or hunt all day without so much fatigue as either of his sons, and was as fresh and eager in all his ways as a lad. 🔊