- The definition of a go getter is a person who is ambitious and who isn't afraid to ask for and pursue what he wants.
An example of a go getter is a person who has no hesitation about asking her boss for the raise she feels she deserves.
go-getter definition by Webster's New World
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Informal an enterprising and aggressive person who usually achieves personal ambitions
go-getter definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An enterprising person.