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Meaning of ZEALOUS

Pronunciation:  'zelus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  marked by active interest and enthusiasm; "an avid sports fan"; "a great walker"; "an eager beaver"
 

ZEALOUS is a 7 letter word that starts with Z.

 

 Synonyms: avid, eager, enthusiastic, great
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Zeal"ous\ (?; 277), a. [LL. zelosus. See {Zeal}.]
1. Filled with, or characterized by, zeal; warmly engaged, or
   ardent, in behalf of an object.

         He may be zealous in the salvation of souls. --Law.

2. Filled with religious zeal. [Obs.] --Shak. --
   {Zeal"ous*ly}, adv. -- {Zeal"ous*ness}, n.

 

 

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