gumptious
gumptious gumptious adj. 1. enterprising.

Syn: energetic, industrious, up-and-coming. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • gumptious — adj. industrious, diligent, hard working; working hard to promote a business …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gumptious — gump·tious …   English syllables

  • gumptious — adjective working hard to promote an enterprise • Syn: ↑energetic, ↑industrious, ↑up and coming • Similar to: ↑enterprising • Derivationally related forms: ↑industry ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • gumption — gumptionless, adj. gumptious, adj. /gump sheuhn/, n. Informal. 1. initiative; aggressiveness; resourcefulness: With his gumption he ll make a success of himself. 2. courage; spunk; guts: It takes gumption to quit a high paying job. 3. common… …   Universalium

  • up and coming — adj. likely to achieve success; becoming more successful; intelligent and industrious; gumptious …   English contemporary dictionary

  • enterprising — [adj] resourceful, energetic active, advancing, adventurous, aggressive, alert, ambitious, aspiring, audacious, bold, busy, coming on strong*, craving, daring, dashing, diligent, driving, eager, enthusiastic, go ahead*, go go*, gumptious, hard… …   New thesaurus

  • go-ahead — [adj] progressive ambitious, enterprising, entrepreneurial, go getting*, gumptious*, pioneering, up and coming*; concepts 538,542 Ant. denied, vetoed go ahead [n] authorization assent, consent, green light*, leave, okay, permission; concept 685… …   New thesaurus

  • up-and-coming — adjective working hard to promote an enterprise • Syn: ↑energetic, ↑gumptious, ↑industrious • Similar to: ↑enterprising • Derivationally related forms: ↑industry ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • gumptiously — adverb see gumptious …   Useful english dictionary

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