What is another word for gung ho?

161 synonyms found


[ ɡˈʌŋ hˈə͡ʊ], [ ɡˈʌŋ hˈə‍ʊ], [ ɡ_ˈʌ_ŋ h_ˈəʊ]

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How to use "Gung ho" in context?

When most people hear the word "gung ho," they think of hard-working and determined individuals. In fact, the term has a much more diverse history that simply emphasizing effort and determination.

In the past, the word "gung ho" was used to describe an ardent and excited attitude towards one's work. This was often seen as a positive trait because it resulted in productive and successful outcomes. Unfortunately, this positive association has largely been replaced by a more negative one in which "gung ho" is seen as synonymous with reckless and aggressive behavior.

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