industrious


in·dus·tri·ous

adjective \in-ˈdəs-trē-əs\

: working very hard : not lazy

Full Definition of INDUSTRIOUS

1
obsolete :  skillful, ingenious
2
:  constantly, regularly, or habitually active or occupied :  diligent <an industrious worker>
in·dus·tri·ous·ly adverb
in·dus·tri·ous·ness noun

Examples of INDUSTRIOUS

  1. He is an industrious worker.
  2. <an industrious worker who never seems to sleep>

First Known Use of INDUSTRIOUS

15th century

Rhymes with INDUSTRIOUS

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