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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The first known use of go-go was in 1965

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“Go-go.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go-go. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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go-go

adjective
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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
chiefly US : 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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