- full of energy, vitality, or daring: the go-go generation.
- stylish, modern, or up-to-date: the go-go social set.
- of or relating to the music and dancing performed at discotheques or nightclubs.
- performing at a discotheque or nightclub.
- seeking large earnings quickly by trading aggressively and often speculatively in stocks: a go-go mutual fund.
- marked by swift price upswings due to excessive speculation: a go-go stock.
- being a time of great prosperity, economic growth, and optimism: the go-go years of the 1920s.
Origin of go-go
or à Go·go, à go-go
- 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.
Origin of à gogo
Related Words for go-goenjoyable, vigorous, provocative, cheerful, festive, frisky, buoyant, peppy, spirited, nimble, bright, entertaining, animated, stimulating, refreshing, bustling, wise, mindful, conscious, apprehensive
Examples from the Web for go-go
Contemporary Examples of go-go
He told me he felt he was being overlapped by all these circumstances in Dallas—that it was a go-go city, but he was left out.The True Story Behind Dallas Buyers Club: Meet the Real Ron Woodruff
November 3, 2013
“The other girls who were on stage on Wednesday night they were the go-go dancers,” Ashley explains.Guns N’ Roses Rocks Las Vegas
November 14, 2012
Doris is supposed to be a go-go dancer or some kind of dancer in Vegas.Colin Farrell Licked Me!
August 19, 2011
Even white gay rapper Cazwell got over a million hits on YouTube with a video filled with go-go boys from the NYC gay scene.My Music Isn’t Too Gay!
Sir Ari Gold
June 26, 2011
We were all on 100 percent high speed, go-go on the campaign.Youth Vote Cools on Obama
Samuel P. Jacobs
July 26, 2010
Historical Examples of go-go
Go-Go, the wild boy, the snake-eatin' Igorotte from the Philippines!Bat Wing Bowles
- of or relating to discos or the lively music and dancing performed in them
- dynamic or forceful
Word Origin for go-go
- informal as much as one likes; galorewine à gogo
Word Origin for à gogo
1964, "fashionable," from slang the go "the rage" (1962); see go. First appearance of go-go dancer is from 1965.