1. [ adjective ] marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects

"an enterprising foreign policy" "an enterprising young man likely to go far"

Related terms: unenterprising energetic bold energetic entrepreneurial ambitious energetic adventurous
2. [ adjective ] marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative
Synonyms: aggressive pushing pushy pushful

"an aggressive young executive" "a pushful insurance agent" "a pushing youth intent on getting on in the world"

Related terms: ambitious
Similar spelling:   enterprisingly