Examples from the Web for enterprising
In any case, some enterprising independent producer might have enough material for a reality-show pilot.
The shift in language and content is click-bait for the enterprising eBay-er.Dismembering History: The Shady Online Trade in Ancient Texts|Candida Moss|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even the most enterprising toddler would have a hard time swallowing one.Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R.|Russell Saunders|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even so, the process of globalization began thousands of years ago, thanks especially to the work of enterprising mariners.
But if you look hard enough, you can find some enterprising souls who are doing just that.
In these latter days it is again becoming wealthy and enterprising.Fair Italy, the Riviera and Monte Carlo|W. Cope Devereux
An enterprising story-maker had not very serious difficulties at the outset.Bulgaria|Frank Fox
One enterprising amateur photographer secured a snapshot of him as he emerged dripping from his involuntary bath.Pioneering in Cuba|James Meade Adams
Probably few spots on earth have had less incentive to develop hardy and enterprising character than the Isthmus of Panama.Prowling about Panama|George A. Miller
When the enterprising extra pilot of the steamer saw the Goldwing coming, he hastened to the stern.All Adrift|Oliver Optic
British Dictionary definitions for enterprising
Word Origin and History for enterprising
"eager to undertake," 1610s, from enterprise. Until mid-19c. (at least in Britain) mostly in a bad sense: "scheming, ambitious, foolhardy." Earlier (1560s) as a verbal noun meaning "action of undertaking."