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Etymology

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Adverb

à gogo

  1. In abundance, galore.

Usage notes

The term is often used in popular culture, especially in the field of music and dancing. Though earlier uses of the phrase were meant to lend a cosmopolitan feel to subjects, modern usage tends more toward an ironic, campy appeal.

Quotations

  • Going to a Go-Go, a 1965 album by Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
  • Monster A Go-Go, a 1965 B-movie
  • Supremes A' Go-Go, a 1966 album by The Supremes
  • Agogo, a 1998 album by KMFDM
  • A Go Go, a 1998 album by John Scofield
  • Global a Go-Go, a 2001 album by Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros

French

Adverb

à gogo

  1. à gogo; In abundance, galore.

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