Search Result for "get-up-and-go":
1. enterprising or ambitious drive;
- Example: "Europeans often laugh at American energy"
[syn: energy, push, get-up-and-go]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
get-up-and-go \get-up-and-go\ n. a character trait manifested in a readiness and ability to initiate action; an enterprising and energetic spirit; a go-getting attitude. Syn: energy; drive; enterprise; initiative. [PJC]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
get-up-and-go n 1: enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at American energy" [syn: energy, push, get-up-and-go]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
47 Moby Thesaurus words for "get-up-and-go": adventuresomeness, adventurousness, aggression, aggressiveness, ambitiousness, bang, dash, drive, dynamism, enterprise, enterprisingness, fire, force, forcefulness, get-up-and-get, getup, ginger, go, go-ahead, go-getting, go-to-itiveness, gumption, hustle, initiative, kick, pep, pepper, piss and vinegar, pizzazz, poop, punch, push, pushfulness, pushiness, pushingness, snap, spirit, spunk, starch, thrust, up-and-comingness, venturesomeness, venturousness, verve, vim, zing, zip