Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Characterized by ambition; aspiring.

Part of speech: adjective

Pretentious; showy.

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Usage examples "ambitious":

  1. " Well, my advice to you is this: marry someone ambitious. - "Swirling Waters", Max Rittenberg.
  2. I don't see any use in being ambitious and taking any stock at all in anything so far as I am concerned, but I do hate to see the government come to harm. - "Cupid's Middleman", Edward B. Lent.
  3. Oh, what would he not have given for a couple more rolls of a dozen exposures each; just then they would have been worth their weight in silver to the ambitious photographer. - "The Boy Scouts with the Motion Picture Players", Robert Shaler.