raring

[ rair-ing ]
/ ˈrɛər ɪŋ /

adjective Informal.

very eager or anxious; enthusiastic: raring to go.

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Origin of raring

First recorded in 1905–10; rare3 + -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for raring

raring
/ (ˈrɛərɪŋ) /

adjective

ready; willing; enthusiastic (esp in the phrase raring to go)

Word Origin for raring

C20: from rare, variant of rear ²
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