eager adjective definition in Showing interest topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

eager

 adjective: Showing interest topic
very interested and excited by something that is going to happen or about something that you want to do eager crowds outside the stadium eager for something She is eager for (= wants very much to get) her parents' approval. eager to do something Everyone in the class seemed eager to learn. They're eager to please (= wanting to be helpful).