Definition of ever-ready in English:


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Permanently accessible, available, or prepared: Roxie’s ever-ready smile
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  • The latter, it should be noted, were, as well as being guilty of the repression of their own populations, ever-ready to inflict their brutality on others by means of invasion.
  • Poke about a bit in quiet country places and pre-history jumps out with an ever-ready foot to trip you over and make you stay a while.
  • I think I am the sort of guy that would be ever-ready to entertain a loose pink lady, the looser the better in fact.

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Pronunciation: əˈnɒm(ə)ləs
deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected