go-go

play
adjective \ ˈgō-(ˌ)gō \

Definition of go-go

1 a :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
3 a :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

Origin and Etymology of go-go

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


GO-GO Defined for English Language Learners

go-go

play
adjective

Definition of go-go for English Language Learners

  • —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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