Definition of "aspiring" []

  • To yearn (for) or have a powerful or ambitious plan, desire, or hope (to do or be something) (verb)
  • To rise to a great height (verb)
  • Hoping to become (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Present participle of aspire. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "aspiring" in a sentence
  • "Def Jam was the label aspiring rappers grew up listening to, and Simmons was the original hip-hop entrepreneur, its Henry Ford."
  • "As readers know, I am hugely enthusiastic about the stocks of what I call aspiring nations."
  • "Keats was not alone in aspiring to be a kind of Shakespeare après la lettre."