- The definition of enterprising is a person who is full of energy and ambition.
An example of enterprising is someone who starts their own business.
enterprising definition by Webster's New World
showing enterprise; full of energy and initiative; willing to undertake new projects
Origin: ; from archaic verb enterprise, to undertake ; from the noun
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- enterprisingly adverb
enterprising definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Showing initiative and willingness to undertake new projects: The enterprising children opened a lemonade stand.
- enˈter·prisˌing·ly adverb