achiever

noun
achiev·​er | \ ə-ˈchē-vər How to pronounce achiever (audio) \
plural achievers

Definition of achiever

: someone who achieves success especially through effort : a successful person Donovan's the best of the lot; typical first child, steady, responsible, the big achiever in the bunch.— Sue Grafton a high achiever [=a hard-working, successful person] a low achiever [=a person who does not work hard and is not successful]

First Known Use of achiever

1565, in the meaning defined above

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“Achiever.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/achiever. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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achiever

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English Language Learners Definition of achiever

: a person who achieves success : a successful person

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