Definition of exuberant adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪɡˈzjuːbərənt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪɡˈzuːbərənt//
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  1. 1full of energy, excitement and happiness She gave an exuberant performance. an exuberant personality/imagination a picture painted in exuberant reds and yellows A noisy bunch of exuberant youngsters were gathered outside. He was exuberant as a child. See related entries: Energetic
  2. 2(of plants, etc.) strong and healthy; growing quickly and well the exuberant growth of high summer
  3. Word Originlate Middle English (in the sense ‘overflowing, abounding’): from French exubérant, from Latin exuberant- ‘being abundantly fruitful’, from the verb exuberare (based on uber ‘fertile’).
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