exuberant

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 /ɪɡˈzjuːbərənt/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
ex•u•ber•ant /ɪgˈzubərənt/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. overflowing with enthusiasm, excitement, or cheerfulness;
    vigorous:an exuberant welcome.
ex•u•ber•ant•ly, adv. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
ex•u•ber•ant  (ig zo̅o̅bər ənt),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. effusively and almost uninhibitedly enthusiastic;
    lavishly abundant:an exuberant welcome for the hero.
  2. abounding in vitality;
    extremely joyful and vigorous.
  3. extremely good;
    overflowing;
    plentiful:exuberant health.
  4. profuse in growth or production;
    luxuriant;
    superabundant:exuberant vegetation.
ex•uber•ant•ly, adv. 
  • Latin exūberant- (stem of exūberāns), present participle of exūberāre, equivalent. to ex- ex-1 + ūberāre to be fruitful (derivative of ūber fertile); see -ant
  • late Middle English 1425–75


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

exuberant /ɪɡˈzjuːbərənt/ adj
  1. abounding in vigour and high spirits; full of vitality
  2. lavish or effusive; excessively elaborate
  3. growing luxuriantly or in profusion
Etymology: 15th Century: from Latin exūberāns, from ūberāre to be fruitful, from ūber fertile

exˈuberance n



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