- adj. alternative spelling of gung ho.
“In my experience, however, most police officers are good-to-admirable people, with the exception that the gung-ho drug warriors are average-to-worse people.”
“• In Vermont, at Orchard Elementary School in South Burlington, Principal Mark Trifilio reports kids are gung-ho to get outside — even if it's snowing and 10 degrees.”
“She was a live wire and was genuinely gung-ho about life.”
“That's what the federal Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff is calling the Harmonized Sales Tax, at least for now -- while fellow Liberal Dalton McGuinty is gung-ho to introduce it here in Ontario.”
“Besides the inevitable support for the cause from milbloggers who have a stake in the mission, an ever-decreasing number of gung-ho civilian apologists for the doomed cause, like Terry Glavin and the vulgar puppet show known as the "Canada-Afghanistan Solidarity Committee," are grasping at fewer and fewer straws.”
“Let the jump-off from South America stand by his side, since he was so gung-ho to disappear just to see her.”
“Now I know it's really easy to get all gung-ho excited about this bread ... there is something very luxurious about working the chocolatey, creamy spread into the supple but deceivingly wholesome dough!”
“With that gung-ho spirit I headed over to the dojo or whatever they call places that hold yoga classes.”
“He has at least avoided a gung-ho American chauvinism about Egypt and Iraq.”
“So when we do a story about sailors on an aircraft carrier that is flying missions over Afghanistan in the early months of the war on terror, we didn't only go for the heroic gung-ho men and women who are traveling in harm's way, we go for what it is actually like for the majority of the people there.”
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