gonzo

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adjective gon·zo \ˈgän-(ˌ)zō\

Definition of gonzo

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or being a style of journalism marked by a lack of objectivity due to the writer's immersion in the subject and often participation in the activity being documented <gonzo journalism> <a gonzo journalist>

  2. 2 informal a :  outlandishly unconventional, outrageous, or extreme <a gonzo comedian>b :  very strange or unusual :  bizarre <gonzo notions>

Origin and Etymology of gonzo

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1971



GONZO Defined for English Language Learners

gonzo

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adjective gon·zo \ˈgän-(ˌ)zō\

Definition of gonzo for English Language Learners

  • : having a very strange or unusual quality


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