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3 definitions found
 for get-up-and-go
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  get-up-and-go \get-up-and-go\ n.
     a character trait manifested in a readiness and ability to
     initiate action; an enterprising and energetic spirit; a
     go-getting attitude.
  
     Syn: energy; drive; enterprise; initiative. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  get-up-and-go
      n 1: enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at
           American energy" [syn: energy, push, get-up-and-go]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  47 Moby Thesaurus words for "get-up-and-go":
     adventuresomeness, adventurousness, aggression, aggressiveness,
     ambitiousness, bang, dash, drive, dynamism, enterprise,
     enterprisingness, fire, force, forcefulness, get-up-and-get, getup,
     ginger, go, go-ahead, go-getting, go-to-itiveness, gumption,
     hustle, initiative, kick, pep, pepper, piss and vinegar, pizzazz,
     poop, punch, push, pushfulness, pushiness, pushingness, snap,
     spirit, spunk, starch, thrust, up-and-comingness, venturesomeness,
     venturousness, verve, vim, zing, zip
  
  

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