self-starter


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self-start·er

(sĕlf′stär′tər)
n.
1. See starter.
2. One who displays an unusual amount of initiative.

self′-start′ing adj.

self-starter

n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) the former name for a starter2
2. a person who is strongly motivated and shows initiative, esp at work

self′-start′er



n.
2. a person who shows initiative in undertaking a project.
[1890–95]
self′-start′ing, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-starter - an energetic person with unusual initiative
ball of fire, human dynamo, powerhouse, fireball - a highly energetic and indefatigable person
2.self-starter - an electric starting motor that automatically starts an internal-combustion engine
electric motor - a motor that converts electricity to mechanical work
internal-combustion engine, ICE - a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine
starter, starter motor, starting motor - an electric motor for starting an engine
Translations

self-starter

[ˌselfˈstɑːtəʳ] N
1. (Aut) → arranque m automático
2. (Comm etc) → persona f dinámica

self-starter

[ˌsɛlfˈstɑːtəʳ] n (Aut) → motorino d'avviamento (fig) (worker with initiative) → lavoratore/trice pieno/a d'iniziativa
References in classic literature ?
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The spirited self-starter, who paid her own way through college by working several part-time jobs, says she now believes that being envious was an excuse for her laziness.
We needed it to become a strong self-starter on its own, and that's what it's become.
Michael was a self-starter, very objective about what needed to be done and his ability to do it.
Bob was and is a self-starter, who worked closely with Peggy Eldredge, who gets copy ready for printing and distribution in her own inimitable, gracious, and self-starting way.
Always a self-starter, Barrett soon became a fixture on the Hollywood circuit by running a stable of star rags under her name (Rona Barrett's Hollywood, Rona Barrett's Preview, and Rona Barrett's Daytimers) through the '60s and '70s before helping to launch ABC's Good Morning America in 1975.
The Eye Bank Association of America needs a creative self-starter to be responsible for the overall administration of the association's internal and external communication, and the development and oversight of the association information technology and public relations efforts.
And I'm sad to say, no matter what you do, there will always be those who exist solely to manipulate the self-starter to their own gain .