keen as mustard


keen as mustard
Keen as mustard
(UK) If someone is very enthusiastic, they are as keen as mustard.

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  • keen as mustard — (informal) Intensely enthusiastic • • • Main Entry: ↑mustard * * * (as) keen as mustard Brit : very excited and interested : very enthusiastic I gave him the job because he was willing to learn and seemed as keen as mustard. • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • keen as mustard — (UK)    If someone is very enthusiastic, they are as keen as mustard.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If someone is as keen as mustard, they are very eager, enthusiastic or motivated.     We should ask Emily to join the team. She s as… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • keen as mustard — adjective To be very keen, enthusiastic, eager. He was keen as mustard to begin the new job, until he learned what it really entailed …   Wiktionary

  • Keen as mustard —   (UK)   If someone is very enthusiatic, they are as keen as mustard …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • Keen as mustard — enthusiastic about something …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • keen as mustard — Australian Slang enthusiastic about something …   English dialects glossary

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  • keen as mustard —  Very eager …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • as keen as mustard — (as) keen as mustard Brit : very excited and interested : very enthusiastic I gave him the job because he was willing to learn and seemed as keen as mustard. • • • Main Entry: ↑keen (as) keen as mustard see ↑keen, 1 • • • Ma …   Useful english dictionary

  • (as) keen as mustard — british informal phrase wanting to do something very much Thesaurus: enthusiasticsynonym Main entry: keen * * * (as) ˌkeen as ˈmustard …   Useful english dictionary