à gogo

or à Go·go, à go-go

[ uh-goh-goh ]

  1. as much as you like; to your heart's content; galore: food and drink à gogo.

  2. 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.


Origin of à gogo

First recorded in 1960–65; from 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 à gogo

à gogo

/ (ə ˈɡəʊˌɡəʊ) /

adjective, adverb
  1. informal as much as one likes; galore: wine à gogo

Origin of à gogo

C20: from French

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