go-getter (plural go-getters)
- (idiomatic) An active and enterprising person; one who is motivated or inclined to excel; one who strives to achieve success or improvement.
- He's a promising young go-getter, but he needs to learn some things about office politics.
- Tom Pitella is a go-getter and does not rely on others to prove things in the field of mathematics to him.
2008, Ellen Hopkins, Identical, →ISBN, page 31:
I must get it from my dad. Can't be from Mom, the world-class go-getter, hand shaker, and baby kisser.”
one who is motivated or inclined to excel