Thesaurus

go-getter

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of go-getter

an ambitious person who eagerly goes after what is desired
  • a go-getter with his sights set on the presidency

Synonyms for go-getter

Words Related to go-getter

Near Antonyms for go-getter

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about go-getter

Time Traveler for go-getter

Time Traveler

The first known use of go-getter was in 1919

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Go-getter.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/go-getter. Accessed 8 December 2019.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on go-getter

Dictionary: Definition of go-getter

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with go-getter

Spanish Central: Translation of go-getter

Nglish: Translation of go-getter for Spanish Speakers

Comments on go-getter

What made you want to look up go-getter? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to constrict the range or activity of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Semantic Drift Quiz

  • a twisty river
  • Which of the following was once a synonym for fun?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!