- 1[intransitive, transitive] to talk in an enthusiastic and excited way about something enthuse (about/over something/somebody) The article enthused about the benefits that the new system would bring. + speech “It's a wonderful idea,” he enthused. enthuse that… The organizers enthused that it was their most successful event yet.
- 2[usually passive] enthuse somebody (with something) to make someone feel very interested and excited Everyone present was enthused by the idea.
NAmE//ɪnˈθuz//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they enthuse
he / she / it enthuses
past simple enthused
-ing form enthusing