But a drizzly ten minutes later, an exuberantly overweight man with a bright-red face suddenly roared his taxi around the corner.
Alter recounts the story of an exuberantly hopeful new president—winning the White House after overcoming enormous obstacles.
One early problem for the exuberantly hatted legislator: The House has forbidden headwear since 1837.
mid-15c., from Middle French exubérant and directly from Latin exuberantem (nominative exuberans) "overabundance," present participle of exuberare "be abundant, grow luxuriously," from ex- "thoroughly" + uberare "be fruitful," related to uber "udder," from PIE root *eue-dh-r- (see udder). Related: Exuberantly; exuberate; exuberating.
exuberant ex·u·ber·ant (ĭg-zōō'bər-ənt)
Proliferating or growing excessively.