Definition of raring in English:


Syllabification: rar·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈre(ə)riNG


[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; impatient, longing, desperate; ready
    informal dying, itching


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

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