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 ?
Dudley Pickering was not a self-starter in the motordrome of love.
Granet mounted into the driving-seat and pressed the self-starter. Collins took the place by his side.
of Milwaukee introduced a self-starter that they claimed was "the greatest single invention ever devised for tractors." The starter package (which cost $200) consisted of an air compressor, with a clutch to engage it with the engine, air tank, gauge and a control valve at the driver's seat.
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I'm not saying I'm always a self-starter making things happen, there are plenty of times that I observe.
They say it has four ingredients: courage, resilience, initiative (being a self-starter) and tenacity (staying power).
"He's a self-starter and his CV is excellent because he has applied himself so well."
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Eventually, the trained analyst had an epiphany: "I needed to stop wasting time being envious and start making time to achieve what I wanted." 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.
"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.