Definition of striver in US English:



  • See strive

    • ‘And, not surprisingly, huge numbers of strivers would like to join the ranks of the well-heeled stars.’
    • ‘Well, the locals call them strivers now, but the Dutch had another word for them.’
    • ‘If any one thing really characterizes this big boiling pot of diversity dubbed ‘America,’ it is that we're a nation of strivers.’
    • ‘Certainly, immigrant strivers have always done astonishingly well in national academic contests, not to mention in school in general.’
    • ‘Buick has had a history of being a car for strivers who have not quite made it.’