go-getter meaning

Pronunciation:   "go-getter" in a sentence
Noun: go-getter  'gow'getu(r)
  1. Someone whose career progresses rapidly
    - whizz-kid, whiz-kid, ball of fire

Derived forms: go-getters

Type of: actor, doer, worker

[American slang]
n. A person who works hard to become successful; an active, ambitious person who usually gets what he wants. The governor of the state has always been a go-getter. The best salesmen are the go-getters.

noun [C] (informal)

a person who is determined to succeed, especially in business:

Older employees have just as much talent as the young go-getters.


  1. he is a real go-getter!

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