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bootstrapper

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bootstrapper

  1. an ambitious person who eagerly goes after what is desired he was the proverbial bootstrapper, having worked his way up from the mail room to the corner office Synonyms of bootstrapper go-getter, go-ahead, highflier (or highflyer), hummer, hustler, live wire, powerhouse, rustler, self-starterWords Related to bootstrapper eager beaver; achiever, comer, doer, enterpriser; he-man, individualistNear Antonyms of bootstrapper dawdler, idler, loafer, lounger, putterer, trifler; goldbrick, malingerer, procrastinator, shirker, slacker; drone, lazybones, sluggard; dallier, laggard, lingerer, loiterer, slowpoke, stick-in-the-mud; ignorer, ne'er-do-well, neglecter; daydreamer, dreamer; dropout, quitter


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