Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Full of resources.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • adjective 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