Meagerer vs Eagerer - What's the difference?

meagerer | eagerer |


As adjectives the difference between meagerer and eagerer

is that meagerer is (meager) while eagerer is (eager).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

meagerer

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (meager)

  • meager

    English

    (wikipedia meager)

    Alternative forms

    * meagre (Commonwealth English)

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Having little flesh; lean; thin.
  • Poor, deficient or inferior in amount, quality or extent; paltry; scanty; inadequate; unsatisfying.
  • A meager piece of cake in one bite.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1607 , author=Thomas Walkington , title=The Optick Glasse of Humors, or, The touchstone of a golden temperature, or ... , page=54 citation , passage=...that begets many ugly and deformed phantasies in the braine, which being also hot and drie in the second extenuates and makes meager the body extraordinarily, ...}}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1637 , author=William Shakespeare , title=The most excellent Historie of the Merchant of Venice: With the extreame crueltie of Shylocke ... , page=E5 citation , passage=Nor none of thee thou pale and common drudge tween man and man: but thou, thou meager lead which rather threatnest then dost promise ought...}}

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * meagerly * meagerness

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make lean.
  • Anagrams

    * * ----

    eagerer

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (eager)

  • eager

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) eger, from (etyl) egre (French aigre), from (etyl) ; see acid, acerb, etc. Compare vinegar, alegar.

    Adjective

    (er)
  • (obsolete) Sharp; sour; acid.
  • * Shakespeare
  • like eager droppings into milk
  • (obsolete) Sharp; keen; bitter; severe.
  • * Shakespeare
  • eager words
  • * Shakespeare
  • a nipping and an eager air
  • (rfc-sense) Excited by desire in the pursuit of any object; ardent to pursue, perform, or obtain; keenly desirous; hotly longing; earnest; zealous; impetuous; vehement.
  • * Keble
  • When to her eager lips is brought / Her infant's thrilling kiss.
  • * Hawthorne
  • a crowd of eager and curious schoolboys
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=19 citation , passage=When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. […]. The captive made no resistance and came not only quietly but in a series of eager little rushes like a timid dog on a choke chain.}}
  • Brittle; inflexible; not ductile.
  • * John Locke
  • Gold will be sometimes so eager , as artists call it, that it will as little endure the hammer as glass itself.
  • (comptheory) Not employing lazy evaluation; calculating results immediately, rather than deferring calculation until they are required.
  • an eager algorithm
    Synonyms
    * raring
    Derived terms
    * eager beaver * eagerly * eagerness

    Etymology 2

    See (m).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (tidal bore).
  • Anagrams

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