Definition of ambitionist in English:

ambitionist

noun

  • A person who is ruled by ambition; a highly ambitious person.

Pronunciation

ambitionist

/amˈbɪʃ(ə)nɪst/ /amˈbɪʃənɪst/

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Bolton (1572–1631), Church of England clergyman. From ambition + -ist.