Origin of ambitious
Examples from the Web for ambitiously
They are self-referential, sculpted by parody or subversive of conventions, and ambitiously re-inventive.‘True Detective,’ Obsessive-Compulsive Noir, and ‘Twin Peaks’|Jimmy So|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The imitations are so ambitiously frequent, that the writer evidently means rather to show his literature than his wit.
American women, from high to low, keep house too hard because too ambitiously.The Secret of a Happy Home (1896)|Marion Harland
He had about him a number of enthusiastic young men who were ambitiously active in urging his candidacy.'The System,' as uncovered by the San Francisco Graft Prosecution|Franklin Hichborn
I ambitiously tried it once, but failed to turn the horse quickly enough, and was pulled over to the ground.Mexico|Charles Reginald Enock
The imitations are so ambitiously frequent that the writer evidently means rather to show his literature than his wit.The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1|Alexander Pope
British Dictionary definitions for ambitiously
Word Origin and History for ambitiously
late 14c., from Latin ambitiosus "going around to canvass for office," from ambitio (see ambition). Related: Ambitiously.