Definition of eager beaver in English:

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eager beaver

Pronunciation: /ˈˌēɡər ˈbēvər/

noun

informal
A keen and enthusiastic person who works very hard.
Example sentences
  • The overcast and misty weather did little to dampen the enthusiasm of the eager beavers.
  • At the agencies I was able to contact, I found that a lot of eager beavers had already filled up the slots in most of them.
  • The students were buzzing and there was a long queue of eager beavers waiting for their turn.

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Syllabification: ea·ger bea·ver

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