Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
someone who tries very hard to succeed, despite difficulties
someone who refuses to be defeated even in the most difficult situations
someone who is active and achieves things
someone who has achieved a lot and is determined to continue being successful
the people in a group who are extremely interested or enthusiastic: can be followed by a singular or plural verb
someone who is determined to succeed, especially in business or politics, even if this involves taking risks or doing things that many people would not approve of
a small electronic device which is taken into shops and links individual customers to advertisements …
the Roman god of love, shown as a little boy with wings, holding a bow and arrow
the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
Free thesaurus definition of people who are determined and ambitious from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.