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Definition of gung-ho adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gung-ho

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌɡʌŋ ˈhəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɡʌŋ ˈhoʊ//
 
(informal, disapproving)
 
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too enthusiastic about something, without thinking seriously about it, especially about fighting and war Many people found her gung-ho attitude to the war deeply offensive. Word Origin Second World War: from Chinese gōnghé, taken to mean ‘work together’ and adopted as a slogan by US Marines.
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