Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb In a fast and lively manner.
  • noun A nightclub for fast, lively dancing.

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  • adverb In abundance, galore.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French à gogo, galore, from Old French a gogo : a, to (from Latin ad; see ad–) + gogo (probably reduplicated form of gogue, merriment).]

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Borrowing from French

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  • galore; aplenty. (often "a go-go," as in go-go dancing, etc.)

    fr. à, 'to' + gogo, 'abundance,' jocular redupl. of gogue, 'joy,' likely of echoic orig. (yourdictionary)

    July 23, 2008