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raring Line breaks: rar¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈrɛːrɪŋ/

Definition of raring in English:


[with infinitive] informal
Very enthusiastic and eager to do something: she was raring to get back to her work I’ll be ready and raring to go
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  • Early next morning found the Talbots eager like frisky children raring to get started in their adventure.
  • But he is now ready and raring to guide Leigh through their first-ever season in the elite division.
  • A gulf War veteran said troops would be ready and raring to go if there is another conflict.
eager, keen, enthusiastic, full of enthusiasm, impatient, longing, champing/chafing at the bit, desperate;
ready, willing
informaldying, itching, gagging


1920s: present participle of rare, dialect variant of roar or rear2.

Words that rhyme with raring

airing, ballbearing, bearing, Behring, Bering, caring, daring, fairing, file-sharing, hardwearing, pairing, paring, sparing, Waring, wearing

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