goahead

go-ahead

[goh-uh-hed]
noun
1.
permission or a signal to proceed: They got the go-ahead on the construction work.
2.
Chiefly Hawaii and California. a sandal held on the foot by a strap between the big toe and the next toe.
adjective
3.
moving forward; advancing.
4.
enterprising: a go-ahead Yankee peddler.

Origin:
1830–40, Americanism; noun, adj. use of verb phrase go ahead

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go-ahead

noun
1. a signal to proceed [syn: green light
2. readiness to embark on bold new ventures [syn: enterprise
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