If you describe an event or a period of time as eventful, you mean that a lot of interesting, exciting, or important things have happened during it.

Her eventful life included holding senior positions in the Colonial Service...

It was an eventful and controversial race...

Our next journey was longer and much more eventful.

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  • Eventful — Single par Ami Suzuki extrait de l’album Around the World Face A Eventful Face B Kagami Hopeful (remix) Sortie 25 mai 2005 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Eventful — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Eventful» Sencillo de Ami Suzuki del álbum AROUND THE WORLD Publicación 25 de mayo de 2005 Formato Maxi single …   Wikipedia Español

  • Eventful — E*vent fula. Full of, or rich in, events or incidents; as, an eventful journey; an eventful period of history; an eventful period of life. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eventful — [ē vent′fəl, ivent′fəl] adj. 1. full of outstanding events [an eventful year] 2. having an important outcome; momentous [an eventful conversation] eventfully adv. eventfulness n …   English World dictionary

  • eventful — index cardinal (outstanding), critical (crucial), stellar Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • eventful — c.1600, from EVENT (Cf. event) + FUL (Cf. ful). In Shakespeare, once, and no record of it between then and Johnson s Dictionary. Related: Eventfully; eventfulness …   Etymology dictionary

  • eventful — [adj] significant, busy active, consequential, critical, crucial, decisive, exciting, fateful, full, historic, important, lively, memorable, momentous, notable, noteworthy, outstanding, remarkable, signal; concept 548 Ant. dull, insignificant,… …   New thesaurus

  • eventful — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ marked by interesting or exciting events …   English terms dictionary

  • Eventful — Infobox Company company name = Eventful company company type = Private genre = Web service foundation = 2004 founder = Brian Dear location city = San Diego, California location country = USA location = origins = key people = area served =… …   Wikipedia

  • eventful — e|vent|ful [ıˈventfəl] adj full of interesting or important events ▪ She s led quite an eventful life. ▪ an eventful day …   Dictionary of contemporary English