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Dictionary entry overview: What does industrious mean?
• INDUSTRIOUS (adjective)
The adjective INDUSTRIOUS has 2 senses:
1. characterized by hard work and perseverance
2. working hard to promote an enterprise
Familiarity information: INDUSTRIOUS used as an adjective is rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||industrious [BACK TO TOP]|
Characterized by hard work and perseverance
diligent (characterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks)
|Sense 2||industrious [BACK TO TOP]|
Working hard to promote an enterprise
enterprising (marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects)
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