\ˈgō-(ˌ)gō \

Definition of go-go 

1a : employed to entertain in a disco go-go dancers

b : of, relating to, or being a disco or the music or dances performed there

2 : marked by spirited or aggressive action go-go baseball

3a : relating to or dealing in popular often speculative investment expected to yield high returns go-go mutual funds

b : relating to, involved in, or marked by business growth and prosperity and aggressive efforts to turn a quick profit go-go bankers and entrepreneurs … who put together the megabuck deals— Ken Auletta

First Known Use of go-go

1965, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for go-go

partly from a-go-go, partly from reduplication of go entry 1

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English Language Learners Definition of go-go

—used to describe a woman who performs as a dancer to fast, energetic, popular music in a nightclub

: relating to or involved in a time when many businesses are growing quickly and it is possible to make a lot of money

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