go-getter

noun
go-get·ter | \ˈgō-ˈge-tər, -ˌge-\

Definition of go-getter 

: an aggressively enterprising person

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Other Words from go-getter

go-getting \ˈgō-ˌge-tiŋ \ 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

noun

English Language Learners Definition of go-getter

: 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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