Etymology
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can-do (adj.)

"confident of performance," by 1952, from expression can do "it is possible" (1903), literally "(I or we) can do (it)," which is perhaps based on earlier no can do (see no).

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Definitions of can-do

can-do (adj.)
marked by a willingness to tackle a job and get it done;
the city's indomitable optimism and can-do spirit
a can-do kind of person
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