WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
zeal•ous /ˈzɛləs/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. full of, showing, or caused by zeal.
zeal•ous•ly, adv. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
zeal•ous  (zeləs),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. full of, characterized by, or due to zeal;
    ardently active, devoted, or diligent.
zealous•ly, adv. 
zealous•ness, n. 
  • Medieval Latin zēlōsus. See zeal, -ous
  • 1520–30
    enthusiastic, eager, fervid, fervent, intense, passionate, warm.

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