a man/woman/person of action

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a man/woman/person of action

A person who prioritizes actions and deeds over discussion or contemplation. I promise to be a woman of action if elected to office—I intend to get things done! My dad was a man of few words but a man of action, a hard worker who was always fixing things around the house.
See also: action, man, of, person, woman

man of action

a man whose life is characterized by physical activity or deeds rather than by words or intellectual matters.
See also: action, man, of