go-go

adjective
\ ˈgō-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce go-go (audio) \

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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Cite this Entry

“Go-go.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go-go. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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