Go-go meaning

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Of or relating to discotheques or to the energetic music and dancing performed at discotheques.
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Marked by assertive action.

A go-go sales executive.

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Of dancing to rock music, as in discothèques.
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Of a dancer, often semi-nude, performing erotic movements to rock music, as in a bar.
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A girl’s elasticated hair band.
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(South Africa) Grandmother; elderly woman.
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(music) A style of funk music from the 1970s.
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Of, or relating to this style of music.
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Of, or relating to the style of music played at discotheques.
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Origin of go-go

  • Intensive reduplication (influenced by go-go) of go

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From à gogo

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 1964, US, partly from Whisky a Go Go, an influential American nightclub (in turn from French à gogo (“abundant”)), partly by reduplication of go, from 1962 slang the go (“the rage, fashionable”), from sense the go (“in motion”) as in on the go.

    From Wiktionary

  • Compare to French yéyé (yeah-yeah), of contemporary coinage.

    From Wiktionary

  • Zulu ugogo

    From Wiktionary