go-getter

[goh-get-er, -get-]
noun Informal.
an enterprising, aggressive person.

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

go-getting, adjective
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go-getter
 
n
informal an ambitious enterprising person
 
'go-getting
 
adj

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Example sentences
Merely achieving practical capacity marks you as average, not an achieving
  go-getter worthy of extra attention.
Because he is a grabber and a go-getter, they,re proud to be of his blood.
She is a go-getter and working with her has been a pure pleasure.
She says she is now more social, and more of a go-getter.
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