Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Able to act effectively or imaginatively, especially in difficult situations.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable or clever; able to put available resources to efficient or ingenious use; using materials at hand wisely or efficiently.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of resources.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Abounding in resources.
  • Good at devising expedients; shifty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having inner resources; adroit or imaginative

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  • DOROTHY
    Please, sir. We've done what you told us.
    We've brought you the broomstick of the
    Wicked Witch of the West. We melted her.

    OZ'S VOICE
    Oh ....

    ...you liquidated her, eh? Very....

    ...resourceful!

    June 11, 2010