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Is eager a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word eager is a Scrabble US word. The word eager is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is eager a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word eager is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

E1A1G2E1R1

Is eager a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word eager is a Words With Friends word. The word eager is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

E1A1G3E1R1

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Valid words made from Eager

You can make 35 words from 'eager' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

5 letters words from 'eager'

AGREE 6EAGER 6
EAGRE 6GEARE 6
RAGEE 6 

4 letters words from 'eager'

AGEE 5AGER 5
AREG 5EGER 5
GARE 5GEAR 5
GERE 5GREE 5
RAGE 5 

3 letters words from 'eager'

AGE 4ARE 3
EAR 3ERA 3
ERE 3ERG 4
GAE 4GAR 4
GEE 4GER 4
RAG 4REE 3
REG 4 

2 letters words from 'eager'

AE 2AG 3
AR 2EA 2
EE 2ER 2
RE 2 

All 5 letters words made out of eager

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Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word eager. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in eager.

Definitions and meaning of eager

eager

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈiɡɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈiːɡə/
  • Rhymes: -iːɡə(ɹ)

Etymology 1

From Middle English egre, eger, from Old French egre (French aigre), from Latin acer (sharp, keen); see acid, acerb, etc. Compare vinegar, alegar.

Alternative forms

  • aigre (obsolete)
  • eagre (obsolete)

Adjective

eager (comparative more eager, superlative most eager)

  1. Desirous; keen to do or obtain something.
    • a crowd of eager and curious schoolboys
  2. (computing theory) Not employing lazy evaluation; calculating results immediately, rather than deferring calculation until they are required.
  3. (dated) Brittle; inflexible; not ductile.
  4. (obsolete) Sharp; sour; acid.
  5. (obsolete) Sharp; keen; bitter; severe.
Synonyms

(desirous): keen, raring, fain (archaic)

Derived terms
  • eager beaver
  • eager load
  • eagerly
  • eagerness
Translations

Etymology 2

See eagre.

Noun

eager (plural eagers)

  1. Alternative form of eagre (tidal bore).

Further reading

  • eager in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • eager in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • eager at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • aeger, agree, eagre, geare, æger

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a tidal flood.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)