gung-ho


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gung-ho

  (informal)
too eager to do something, often without thinking about the risks involved in a situation Our new salesman is rather gung-ho. I'm not sure I approve of my bank's gung-ho approach to lending. (American informal)

gung-ho

(ˈgəŋˈho)
mod. zealous; enthusiastic. We’re really gung-ho about the possibilities of this product.
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