get-up-and-go


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get-up-and-go

(gĕt′ŭp′ən-gō′)
n. Informal
Initiation of action motivated by energy and ambition.

get-up-and-go

n
informal energy, drive, or ambition

get′-up`-and-go′



n.
energy, drive, and enthusiasm.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.get-up-and-go - enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at American energy"
drive - the trait of being highly motivated; "his drive and energy exhausted his co-workers"
second wind - renewed energy or strength to continue an undertaking; "She had dinner and got a second wind to finish painting"; "the employers, initially taken by surprise at the pace of developments, regained their second wind"

get-up-and-go

noun energy, drive, spirit, life, push (informal), strength, pep, zip (informal), vitality, stamina, vigour, zeal, verve, zest, welly (slang), vivacity, liveliness, vim (slang), forcefulness She's got more get-up-and-go than anyone I know.

get-up-and-go

noun
1. Informal. An aggressive readiness along with energy to undertake taxing efforts:
Informal: gumption, push.
2. Informal. Capacity or power for work or vigorous activity:
Informal: go, pep, peppiness, zip.
Translations

get-up-and-go

[ˌgetʌpəndˈgəʊ] N he's got lots of get-up-and-gotiene mucho empuje