à gogo

or à Go·go, à go-go

[ uh goh-goh ]
/ ə ˈgoʊˌgoʊ /

adverb

as much as you like; to your heart's content; galore: food and drink à gogo.
with go-go music and dancing or a go-go atmosphere (used especially in the names of cabarets, discotheques, and the like): They danced all night at the Mistral à gogo.

Nearby words

  1. à cheval,
  2. à deux,
  3. à droite,
  4. à fond,
  5. à gauche,
  6. à grands frais,
  7. à haute voix,
  8. à jour,
  9. à l',
  10. à l'abandon

Origin of à gogo

1960–65; < French, Middle French; gogo perhaps by reduplication and alteration of gogue witticism, jest (French goguette), expressive word of obscure origin

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British Dictionary definitions for a go go

à gogo

/ (ə ˈɡəʊˌɡəʊ) /

adjective, adverb

informal as much as one likes; galorewine à gogo

Word Origin for à gogo

C20: from French

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