go-getter go-getter

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone whose career progresses rapidly

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A hero of the Resistance movement in Italy, he is a vigorous go-getter, a leader in Church welfare projects and in Italy's Catholic Action movement.
  2. There has never been much point in deploring a gangster's rise; it's his demise that we fear the notion that the American go-getter must inevitably be gotten.
  3. Drawing on extensive interviews with Coe's companion, Virginia Perham, Olsen details the rage behind the go-getter smile.

News

  • Thomas Rhett Is Grateful for Dad’s Life Lessons

    Thomas Rhett is fortunate that his dad, Rhett Atkins, a successful songwriter and artist, can offer him plenty of advice on his career. But according to Thomas, the best life lessons he’s learned from his dad are how to be a go-getter and to always be thankful. “When I was growing up I was more [...]
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Great American Country

Quotes

  1. "He's just a go-getter," cornerback Ellis Hobbs said. "You can knock him for his celebration, for his arrogance, for what type of person he is on or off the field, but he goes out there and he makes plays and you just have to be aware of him...
    on Oct 10, 2007 By: Ellis Hobbs Source: USA Today

  2. "Kevin's done a great job. He's a go-getter," Schaub said. "He wants to get better. He's a guy you want on your side. He knows his stuff and he's really coming along."
    on May 24, 2007 By: Matt Schaub Source: USA Today

  3. "He's no fun to face," Jones said. "He's got an outstanding fastball and an outstanding slider. And he's got the mentality to be a closer. He's a bulldog out there. He's a go-getter. He's got everything you want in a closer."
    on Feb 16, 2009 By: Chipper Jones Source: USA Today

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