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go-getter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n go-getter someone whose career progresses rapidly
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Quotations

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    “Go-Givers will become the best go-getters.”

Usage

In literature:

The thing to do then, as a live bunch of go-getters, is to CAPITALIZE CULTURE; to go right out and grab it.
"Babbitt" by Sinclair Lewis
The next man we send out to that Shanghai office is going to be a go-getter.
"The Go-Getter" by Peter B. Kyne
Once there was a Wife who gave the Money-Getter a Vacation by going into the Country for a Month.
"People You Know" by George Ade
That would put him right up in the go-getter class, which is the class I want to see Kay marry into.
"The Pride of Palomar" by Peter B. Kyne
I'm the original go-getter from Gogettersburg, on the Grabemoff River.
"The She Boss" by Arthur Preston Hankins
We'll build a regular go-getter.
"The Skylark of Space" by Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
He's some go-getter boy, Jack Roberts is.
"Oh, You Tex!" by William Macleod Raine
Good-day, Mr. Deighton; I'm going to Lak-a-lak to see how my timber-getters are doing.
"The Tapu Of Banderah" by Louis Becke
A real go-getter, leader type, lots of ideas and the guts to put them across.
"Martyr" by Alan Edward Nourse
Ruth is a regular 'go-getter' when it comes to ideas.
"The Corner House Girls on Palm Island" by Grace Brooks Hill
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In news:

From Peggy Olson to Liz Lemon, we've got a soft spot for TV's greatest professional go-getters.
This Week's Blu-rays Includes a Real 'Go' Getter .
Motorcycle as go- getter with Touratech's Zega Pro top case.
Go- getter finance guy sends email survey to women after dates.
Mountlake Terrace's intern deemed 'a go- getter '.
Michael Sessions, 18, attends school Wednesday in Hillsdale, Mich. 'Go- getter, ' 18, ousts mayor in Michigan.
This Week's Blu-rays Includes a Real 'Go' Getter.
Motorcycle as go-getter with Touratech's Zega Pro top case.
Go-getter finance guy sends email survey to women after dates.
Michael Sessions, 18, attends school Wednesday in Hillsdale, Mich. ' Go-getter, ' 18, ousts mayor in Michigan.
Fashion Week in New York City left most go-getters a bit loopy.
(MoneyWatch) We have certain ideas of what an office go-getter looks like.
John Schaffner models an apron made by Joyce Winke and other "Go-Getters" at The Vineyard's 7th annual Autumn Fest on Saturday, Oct 6.
Since he was a natural salesman and "go-getter" (a favorite saying of the day), he decided to open yet another store on the northwestern edge of the city.
Those clean-cut young go-getters, Hooray for Everything.
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