Examples of gung ho in a Sentence
We were really gung ho about joining the team.
he was gung ho about his accounting class
Origin and Etymology of gung ho
First Known Use: 1941See Words from the same year
gung ho Synonyms
Synonymsagog, antsy, anxious, ardent, athirst, avid, crazy, desirous, enthused, enthusiastic, excited, geeked [slang], great, greedy, eager, hepped up, hopped-up, hot, hungry, impatient, juiced, keen, nuts, pumped, raring, solicitous, stoked [slang], thirsty, voracious, wild
Antonymsapathetic, indifferent, uneager, unenthusiastic
Related Wordsengaged, interested; happy, hung up, obsessed; ambitious, appetent, covetous, craving, hankering, longing, pining; breathless, restive, restless; amenable, disposed, game, glad, inclined, ready, unreluctant, willing
Near Antonymscasual, incurious, insouciant, nonchalant, unconcerned, uninterested; aloof, detached, disinterested; impassive, stolid; halfhearted, lackadaisical, languid, languorous, lukewarm, spiritless; averse, disinclined, hesitant, loath (also loth or loathe), reluctant, unwilling
GUNG HO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gung ho for English Language Learners
: extremely excited and enthusiastic about doing something
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