go-getting
adjective or noun see go-getter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • go-getting — go getter go ˈgetter noun [countable] informal someone who is likely to be successful because they are very determined and have a lot of energy go getting adjective : • an enterprising go getting individual * * * go getting UK US adjective ► …   Financial and business terms

  • go-getting — go getter ► NOUN informal ▪ an aggressively enterprising person. DERIVATIVES go getting adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • go-getting — I. ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : enterprising, aggressive the go getting materialism of the American environment M.J.Adler a red blooded, go getting, two fisted American he man Weston La Barre II. noun ( s …   Useful english dictionary

  • go-getter — go ˈgetter noun [countable] informal someone who is likely to be successful because they are very determined and have a lot of energy go getting adjective : • an enterprising go getting individual * * * go getter UK US noun [C] ► someone who is… …   Financial and business terms

  • go-getter — go get|ter [ gou getər ] noun count INFORMAL someone who is determined to succeed and works hard to achieve this. You can describe someone like this as go getting: She has a reputation as a real go getter. a go getting young business executive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 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

  • go-getter — go getting, adj. /goh get euhr, get /, n. Informal. an enterprising, aggressive person. [1920 25, Amer.; prob. from the exhortation Go get em!; see ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • go-getter — [ US ˈ. ˌ..] n someone who is likely to be successful because they are very determined and have a lot of energy >go getting adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • go-getter — /ˈgoʊ gɛtə/ (say goh getuh) noun Colloquial an enterprising, aggressive person, especially one who will stop at nothing to get what they want. {US slang (1920s) –go getting, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • go-getter — ► NOUN informal ▪ an aggressively enterprising person. DERIVATIVES go getting adjective …   English terms dictionary

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