self-starter

noun self-start·er \ ˌself-ˈstär-tər \

Definition of self-starter

1 : starter 3a
2 : a person who has initiative

First Known Use of self-starter

1884

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SELF-STARTER Defined for English Language Learners

self-starter

Definition of self-starter for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is able to work without needing a lot of instruction or help



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