gaga

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gaga (comparative more gaga, superlative most gaga)

  1. (informal) Senile.
    The elderly patients in the hospital were going gaga.
  2. (informal) Crazy.
    You might go gaga if you stare at this screen too long.
    • 1975, Saul Bellow, Humboldt's Gift, Viking, page ??:
      Should he lose it once and for all, he and Kathleen would need lots of money. Also, he had said to me, you could be gaga in a tenured chair at Princeton, and would anybody notice?
  3. (informal) Infatuated.
    The girls were going gaga over the handsome new boy who joined the class.

Usage notes[edit]

  • As demonstrated in the example sentences above, gaga is often preceded by the verb go.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gaga

  1. (informal) gaga (senile)
  2. (informal) gaga (crazy)
  3. (informal) gaga (infatuated)

Synonyms[edit]

senile
crazy

Ga[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaga (plural gagai)

  1. any ant with large mandibles, such as a soldier ant or driver ant

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Turkish[edit]

gagalar

Etymology[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaga (definite accusative gagayı, plural gagalar)

  1. bill, beak

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