- in|terest|edW2S1 [ˈıntrıstıd] adj1.) giving a lot of attention to something because you want to find out more about it or because you enjoy it▪ I've always been interested in music.▪ All she's interested in is clothes.▪ I wasn't sure if he was really interested or if he was just being polite.interested to hear/know/see etc▪ I'd be very interested to hear your opinion.2.) if you are interested in doing or having something, you want to do it or have it▪ I've got a spare ticket for the opera if you're interested.interested in (doing) sth▪ Sheila's interested in starting her own business.▪ Would you be interested in a second-hand car?3.) interested party/groupa person or group that is directly or personally concerned with a situation and is likely to be affected by its results▪ All interested parties are invited to attend the meeting.>interestedly adv▬▬▬▬▬▬▬WORD FOCUS: interestedsimilar words: intrigued, curious, absorbedvery interested: fascinated, engrossed, enthralled, spellbound▬▬▬▬▬▬▬
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.