self-starter definition, meaning - what is self-starter in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “self-starter”

See all translations

self-starter

noun [C] uk   /ˌselfˈstɑː.tər/  us   /-ˈstɑːr.t̬ɚ/ approving
a person who is able to work effectively without regularly needing to be told what to do: The successful applicant for the position will be a well-motivated self-starter who has excellent communication skills.
Translations of “self-starter”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有主動性的人, 工作主動的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有主动性的人, 干活自觉的人…
(Definition of self-starter from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of self-starter?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “self-starter” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Kate Woodford,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More