go-getter

noun
go-get·​ter | \ ˈgō-ˈge-tər How to pronounce go-getter (audio) , -ˌge- \

Definition of go-getter

: an aggressively enterprising person

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Other Words from go-getter

go-getting \ ˈgō-​ˌge-​tiŋ How to pronounce go-getting (audio) \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of go-getter

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of go-getter was in 1919

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“Go-getter.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go-getter. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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go-getter

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English Language Learners Definition of go-getter

informal : a person who works very hard and who wants very much to succeed

go-getter

noun
go-get·​ter | \ ˈgō-ˌge-tər \

Kids Definition of go-getter

: a person determined to succeed

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