of or relating to a pattern of behavior characterized by competitiveness, a sense of urgency, impatience, perfectionism, and assertiveness, and possibly associated with an increased risk of heart disease.
of or relating to a person who exhibits Type A behavior.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby Type A
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Example sentences from the Web for Type A
So we end up with professional politicians, type-A go-getters, and electoral dynasties.Is It Time to Take a Chance on Random Representatives?|Michael Schulson|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She happily takes these type-A impulses and directs them toward a clear plan of action.