Definitions for go-getter

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. an enterprising, aggressive person.

    Category: Informal

* Informal..

Origin of go-getter:

1920–25, Amer.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. go-getter, whizz-kid, whiz-kid, ball of fire(noun)

    someone whose career progresses rapidly


  1. go-getter(Noun)

    One who is motivated or inclined to excel; one who strives to achieve success or improvement.

Translations for go-getter

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person with a great deal of energy, ability etc who gets what he wants.

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