Meaning of “excited” in the English Dictionary

"excited" in British English

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uk /ɪkˈsaɪ.tɪd/ us /ɪkˈsaɪ.t̬ɪd/

A1 feeling very happy and enthusiastic:

Are you getting excited about your holiday?
An excited crowd waited for the singer to arrive.

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adverb uk /ɪkˈsaɪ.tɪ us /ɪkˈsaɪ.t̬ɪ


She ran excitedly down the hall to greet her cousins.

(Definition of “excited” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)