go-getter

noun

go-get·​ter ˈgō-ˈge-tər How to pronounce go-getter (audio)
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: an aggressively enterprising person
go-getting adjective or noun

Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of go-getter was in 1919

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Cite this Entry

“Go-getter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go-getter. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition

go-getter

noun

go-get·​ter
ˈgō-ˌget-ər
: an ambitious person who eagerly goes after what is desired
go-getting
-ˌget-iŋ
adjective or noun

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