Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun eager

1 sense of eager

Sense 1
tidal bore, bore, eagre, aegir, eager -- (a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary))
       => tidal flow, tidal current -- (the water current caused by the tides)

Antonyms of adj eager

1 sense of eager

Sense 1
eager (vs. uneager) -- (having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy; "eager to learn"; "eager to travel abroad"; "eager for success"; "eager helpers"; "an eager look")

uneager (vs. eager) -- (lacking interest or spirit or animation; "decrepit, colorless uneager things")
        => reluctant -- (not eager; "foreigners stubbornly reluctant to accept our ways"; "fresh from college and reluctant for the moment to marry him")

Similarity of adj eager

1 sense of eager

Sense 1
eager (vs. uneager) -- (having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy; "eager to learn"; "eager to travel abroad"; "eager for success"; "eager helpers"; "an eager look")
       => anxious (predicate), dying (predicate) -- (eagerly desirous; "anxious to see the new show at the museum"; "dying to hear who won")
       => hot -- (having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm; "hot for travel")
       => impatient (predicate), raring (predicate) -- ((usually followed by `to') full of eagerness; "impatient to begin"; "raring to go")
       => overeager -- (excessively eager; "overeager in his pursuit of the girl")
          Also See-> enthusiastic#1

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