Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Definitions for gung-ho
- Wholeheartedly enthusiastic and loyal; eager; zealous.
- In a successful manner.
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Citations for gung-ho
You end up becoming this perky, gung-ho version of yourself that you know is just revolting.
It's not because he's such a gung-ho company man, he's too smart for that.
Origin of gung-ho
Gung ho introduced as a training slogan in 1942 by U.S. Marine officer Evans F. Carlson (1896-1947) from the Chinese chin gōng hé, the abbreviated name of the Chinese Industrial Cooperative Society, literally "work together."