a person, group, or organization that is the most progressive or successful and serves as a model to be imitated.
a person or thing that sets the pace, as in racing.
Also called pacemaker.

1890–95; pace1 + setter

pacesetting, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To pacesetter
World English Dictionary
pacesetter (ˈpeɪsˌsɛtə)
pacemaker another word for pacemaker

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
The convoy commander will designate a pacesetter for the convoy.
Companies that have earned pacesetter status are asked to make a presentation at the workshop.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature