: of, relating to, or being a disco or the music or dances performed there
: marked by spirited or aggressive action
: relating to or dealing in popular often speculative investment expected to yield high returns
go-go mutual funds
: 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
Examples of go-go in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebLocal artists will help shape the piece during a five-day residency with Barnes at the Kennedy Center and then perform in the production.
D.C.-area specialties like hand-dancing — a type of swing dance — and Beat Ya Feat, a dance style rooted in go-go music, are likely to make an appearance.—Celia Wren, Washington Post, 11 Nov. 2023 There are two main stages: in the plaza at the intersection of 18th and Adams Mill Road, and another in the middle of the 2400 block of 18th, featuring go-go from the Experience Band, hip-hop from the Flex Mathews Band and pop by Ari Voxx, among other performers.—Chris Kelly, Washington Post, 2 Nov. 2023 There are two main stages: in the plaza at the intersection of 18th and Adams Mill Road, and another in the middle of the 2400 block of 18th, featuring go-go from the Experience Band and Show, hip-hop from the Flex Mathews Band, and pop by Ari Voxx, among other performers.—Chris Kelly, Washington Post, 12 Oct. 2023 And speaking of the crown, rapper Flo Milli covered her new signature bob with a go-go style hat.—India Espy-Jones, Essence, 11 Oct. 2023 Earlier this year, Coachella, the multimillion-dollar annual California music festival, filed a lawsuit in federal court in the District against the two D.C. go-go enthusiasts for creating the Moechella concert series, which was conceived as a protest against gentrification.—Keith L. Alexander, Washington Post, 29 Sep. 2023 Priya Krishna Against the cranes-in-the-sky backdrop of go-go modern Nashville, the ambitions of this lunch-only cafe are refreshingly modest.—Melissa Clark, New York Times, 18 Sep. 2023 For go-go beauty looks, models wore a blend of 90s polish mixed with punky rawness, a nod to the brand’s heritage, without being too referential.—Kathleen Hou, ELLE, 9 Sep. 2023 Some of that traces back to Tiger Global’s go-go days of 2021, an era that seems positively mesozoic when seen from today.—Anne Sraders, Fortune, 5 Sep. 2023 See More
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partly from a-go-go, partly from reduplication of go entry 1