go-go

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1964, US, partly from Whisky a Go Go, an influential American nightclub (in turn from French à gogo (abundant)),[1] partly by reduplication of go, from 1962 slang the go (the rage, fashionable), from sense the go (in motion) as in on the go.[2][3]

Compare to French yéyé (yeah-yeah), of contemporary coinage.

Noun[edit]

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go-go (uncountable)

  1. (music) A style of funk music from the 1970s.

Adjective[edit]

go-go (not comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to this style of music.
  2. Of, or relating to the style of music played at discotheques.
  3. Fast and lively.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ go-go” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online
  2. ^ go-go” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).
  3. ^ go” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

go-go

  1. (music) go-go

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