American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal An enterprising person.
- n. idiomatic One who is motivated or inclined to excel; one who strives to achieve success or improvement.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a person disposed to initiate action, rather than take instructions; an enterprising person; a person with a strong drive to accomplish useful goals; especially, one whose career progresses rapidly.
- n. someone whose career progresses rapidly
“Mark is a go-getter," defensive coordinator Perry Fewell said.”
“But they sure turned Belit into a spicy rough-n-tumble go-getter, eh?”
“Erma is a go-getter who chases every sailor in sight and has them dancing to her tune -- so why is she handed around like a parcel during her one chance to shine on "Buddie?”
“She lost almost 100 pounds by herself before she came back and ... to see her and get to know her — she's an amazing go-getter.”
“Fifteen year-old Zeke is portrayed as a young, independent go-getter.”
“The Rachel Dunne/Hollywood actress subplot was kind of stupid and boiled down to her just being a slutty go-getter.”
“You thought you married one man -- a smart, ambitious, caring go-getter that you thought you could share a loving and fascinating life with.”
“Anyhow she seems like she was the type of woman who was a go-getter in her day, and who knew what she wanted and how to get it.”
“I work hard to balance my go-getter mentality with my "sit back and RECEIVE" approach to life.”
“This unofficial cultural hostess of the Meatpacking District, CFDA President-Elect, and CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award winner isn't resting on her laurels, but continuing to expand her brand's clothes, accessories, shoes, bags, cosmetics, and swimwear (sold in 56 countries) at a pace that would kill a vigorous go-getter half her age.”
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