Definition of go-getter in English:

go-getter

Syllabification: go-get·ter

noun

informal
An aggressively enterprising person.
More example sentences
  • In their heyday, we have discovered, Shakers were business go-getters and technologists.
  • This often includes lazy or incompetent peers, ineffective management, or a seniority system that rewards obsolete employees and punishes newer, more aggressive go-getters.
  • Market historians tend to view early American farmers as acquisitive, money-making, land-hungry, entrepreneurial go-getters.
Synonyms
achiever, high flyer, success story, high achiever, man/woman of action; bigwig, mover and shaker, dealmaker, wheeler-dealer, hustler

Derivatives

go-getting

adjective
More example sentences
  • It is quite possible that the strong-willed go-getting CEO's have been brought up by a very capable and active mother and learnt from them unconsciously.
  • If the government is keen on winning the confidence of the people, it must unleash some of its go-getting, hands-on, upright and efficient bureaucrats to take charge of these areas and implement development programmes on a war footing.
  • As such, the punk movement, whether it would acknowledge it or not, paved the way for the go-getting - or selfish, depending on your point of view - decade that would follow.

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