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go-getter

[ goh-get-er, -get- ]
/ ˈgoʊˈgɛt ər, -ˌgɛt- /
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noun Informal.
an enterprising, aggressive person.
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Origin of go-getter

1920–25, Americanism; probably from the exhortation Go get 'em!;see -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM go-getter

go-getting, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for go-getter

go-getter

noun
informal an ambitious enterprising person

Derived forms of go-getter

go-getting, adjective
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