Definition of push-and-go in English:

push-and-go

noun

US
  • The ability to develop and carry out a scheme energetically; enterprise, initiative; drive, ambition.

adjective

US
  • Of a motorized toy car, etc.: having a mechanism that stores the momentum generated by a preliminary push and then releases it to produce forward motion.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The New York Times. Partly from push + and + go, and partly from push + and + go.

Pronunciation

push-and-go

/ˌpʊʃ(ə)n(d)ˈɡəʊ/