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

  • noun One who displays an unusual amount of initiative.

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

  • noun A mechanism (usually one operated by electricity, compressed air, a spring, or an explosive gas), attached to an internal-combustion engine, as on an automobile, and used as a means of starting the engine without cranking it by hand; -- called also a starter.

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  • noun A person who shows initiative and resourcefulness.

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

  • noun an energetic person with unusual initiative
  • noun an electric starting motor that automatically starts an internal-combustion engine


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self- +‎ starter



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