Meaning of “exciting” in the English Dictionary

"exciting" in British English

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uk /ɪkˈsaɪ.tɪŋ/ us /ɪkˈsaɪ.t̬ɪŋ/

A1 making you feel excited:

an exciting movie/soundtrack
You're going to Africa? How exciting!
It was a really exciting match.

More examples

  • The end of the movie was much more exciting than I'd expected.
  • Are you doing anything exciting this weekend?
  • The school offers an exciting and varied programme of social events.
  • It promises to be a really exciting match.
  • She had some exciting adventures in Egypt.
adverb uk /ɪkˈsaɪ.tɪŋ.li/ us /ɪkˈsaɪ.t̬ɪŋ.li/

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