Today's Word of the Day means...
"Borrowing an idea from China, Carlson frequently has what he calls 'kung-hou' meetings .... Problems are threshed out and orders explained." ["New York Times Magazine," Nov. 8, 1942]
Extremely enthusiastic or zealous: “He was gung-ho about going on a vacation to the beach.”
Very zealous; totally committed; enthusiastic: They were gung ho about the opportunity, their talk charged with an eagerness/ reminiscent of the gung-ho shot making that brought him so many grass-stained knees at Wimbledon
[WWII Marine Corps; fr the name of a Chinese industrial cooperative organization, kung ho, ''work together,'' adopted as Gung ho! to be the battle cry of a Marine Corps raiders group in World War II]