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postpositive In abundance; galore.‘Gershwin a gogo—all the hits’
abundant, superabundant, plentiful, ample, profuse, full, extensive, considerable, substantial, generous, bumper, lavish, fulsome, liberal, bountiful, overflowing, abounding, teemingView synonyms
- ‘Between the patented Bruce smirk to the dancing with jet fighters to the high kicking Asian babe it was cliche a gogo.’
- ‘This past weekend was fun. Lexington-a-gogo with Timbe and Damnyell.’
- ‘Google's celebrating Gaston Julia, which means fractals agogo (well ok so I assumed they were meant to be fireworks when I first saw it).’
- ‘Funny characters, great visuals, Robin Williams back on form, cameos agogo.’
- ‘It was screaming logo-a-gogo galore. It was utterly tasteless, vulgar and 199% excessive.’
1960s: from French à gogo, from Old French gogue ‘fun’.
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