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à gogo

or à Go·go, à go-go

[ uh -goh-goh ]
/ ə ˈgoʊˌgoʊ /
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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.
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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
informal as much as one likes; galorewine à gogo

Word Origin for à gogo

C20: from French
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