enterprising


en·ter·pris·ing

adjective \-ˌprī-ziŋ\

: having or showing the ability or desire to do new and difficult things

Full Definition of ENTERPRISING

:  marked by an independent energetic spirit and by readiness to act <an enterprising young reporter>

Examples of ENTERPRISING

  1. As an enterprising young reporter, she covered many important stories.
  2. <the company is claiming that there will be huge financial rewards for enterprising sales representatives>

First Known Use of ENTERPRISING

1611

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: entertain
Previous Word in the Dictionary: enterprise zone
All Words Near: enterprising

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up enterprising? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).