Definition of exciting in English:



  • 1Causing great enthusiasm and eagerness.

    ‘an exciting breakthrough’
    • ‘The fast-paced and unexpected nature of some of the work kept the evening exciting.’
    • ‘Positions changed in the blink of an eye - exciting for fans but dangerous for drivers.’
    • ‘Suddenly, as well as being incredibly scary, it all seems rather exciting.’
    • ‘The moment when the floods might fleetingly have seemed exciting is now long gone.’
    • ‘Between about 1350 and 1500 miles into the trip things start to get a bit exciting.’
    • ‘So it's exciting to hear an outside reporter asking these questions.’
    • ‘But on the other hand I want to keep his fantasy life exciting and vivid.’
    • ‘The fourth race which was over the standard trip resulted in an exciting finish.’
    • ‘Because it keeps my life exciting and challenging.’
    • ‘In this regard, we have an incredibly exciting opportunity.’
    • ‘His classroom and laboratory were magnets for obtaining new information and exciting field discoveries.’
    • ‘Dark and his colleagues ignored what I think are exciting contemporary castings.’
    • ‘They are not deficit driven, and they are finding the opportunities most exciting.’
    • ‘The mere presence of restaurants we can't get in to makes city life seem more exciting.’
    • ‘Try to keep the content fresh and exciting to read.’
    • ‘I'm making this sound more exciting than it actually is.’
    • ‘The most exciting prospect in British football has been hampered by injury for years now.’
    • ‘Camp was coming up soon and she now could not wait for the exciting adventure.’
    • ‘Her name might have remained obscure if not for an exciting discovery in 1994.’
    • ‘Crawford wants much more and predicts further exciting projects to be spun out soon.’
    thrilling, exhilarating, stirring, rousing, stimulating, intoxicating, electrifying, invigorating, moving, inspiring
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    1. 1.1Sexually arousing.