Definition of ambitious
Examples of ambitious in a sentence
The company was created by two very ambitious young men in the early 1900s.
This 500-page book is her most ambitious effort yet.
Your plans for the future are very ambitious.
It was too ambitious a task for just one person.
Origin and Etymology of ambitious
First Known Use: 14th century
AMBITIOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ambitious for English Language Learners
: having ambition : having a desire to be successful, powerful, or famous
: not easily done or achieved : requiring or showing ambition
AMBITIOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of ambitious for Students
1 : possessing a desire for success, honor, or power
2 : not easily done or achieved <She has an ambitious plan to become a doctor.>
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