Definition of Man of action

1. Noun. Someone inclined to act first and think later.

Exact synonyms: Man Of Deeds
Generic synonyms: Actor, Doer, Worker



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Man Of Action

man date
man day
man down
man flu
man ho
man hour
man in the moon
man in the street
man is a wolf to man
man is the measure of all things
man jack
man magnet
man of God
man of action (current term)
man of affairs
man of deeds
man of few words
man of letters
man of means
man of one's word
man of parts
man of science
man of size
man of straw
man of the cloth
man of the hour
man of the world
man of war

Literary usage of Man of action

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1. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"Do not, I implore you, force me into action— ME, the Man of Action—when it is the cherished object of my ambition to be passive, to restrict the vast reach ..."

2. A Text-Book in the History of Education by Paul Monroe (1905)
"Ideal of Man of Action. — During all the early, or prehistoric period, this conception of the trained or educated man is formulated only in a minor way from ..."

3. A Text-book in the History of Education by Paul Monroe (1905)
"It included the twofold ideal of the man of wisdom and the man of action ... Ideal of Man of Action. — During all the early, or prehistoric period, ..."

4. William Lloyd Garrison by John Jay Chapman (1921)
"VII THE man of action IN calling up the spirit of Garrison out of the irrecoverable past we must never forget that he was but a part of something; ..."

5. Maine: A History by Louis Clinton Hatch, Maine Historical Society, American Historical Society (1919)
"... of the qualities of the man of vision and the man of action that enabled him to administer the affairs of the college and become a true leader of men. ..."

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