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powerhouse

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of powerhouse

  1. an ambitious person who eagerly goes after what is desired <from the very start of her singing career, she had a reputation for being a very determined powerhouse> Synonyms bootstrapper, go-ahead, highflier (or highflyer), hummer, hustler, live wire, go-getter, rustler, self-starterRelated Words eager beaver; achiever, comer, doer, enterpriser; he-man, individualistNear Antonyms dawdler, idler, loafer, lounger, putterer, trifler; goldbrick, malingerer, procrastinator, shirker, slacker; drone, lazybones, sluggard; dallier, laggard, lingerer, loiterer, slowpoke, stick-in-the-mud; ignorer, ne'er-do-well, neglecter; daydreamer, dreamer; dropout, quitter





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