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



BrE BrE//ˈreərɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrerɪŋ//
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raring to do something (informal) very enthusiastic about starting to do something The new recruits arrived early, all dressed up and raring to go (= to start). She is raring to get back to work after her operation. Word Origin1920s: present participle of rare, dialect variant of roar or the verb rear.
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