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1Relating to or denoting an unrestrained and erotic style of dancing to popular music.‘a go-go bar’‘go-go dancers’
erotic, sexy, provocative, striptease, titillating, risquéView synonyms
- ‘The new complex features at least 15 beer bars and 15 go-go bars, and more than 100 employees formed part of the colorful opening ceremony which included mechanical bull riding and a parade.’
- ‘Have you ever thought of go-go dancing professionally?’
- ‘After the raid, officers ordered the lights turned on and found 40 young men between the ages of 16-18 dancing on stage at the go-go bar.’
- ‘The Green Bottle Pub was started to provide tourists and ex-pats with an alternative to the beer bar and go-go scene.’
- ‘Incredibly, the entertainment included a group of go-go dancers who pole-danced in string bikinis in front of the crowd of men, women and young children.’
- ‘Christian (brother of Neve) Campbell stars as Gabrielle, an anxious aspiring musical-writer who spots his dream boy, Mark the go-go dancer, in a gay bar.’
- ‘Also included in the zoning plan are karaoke businesses, beer bars and go-go bars, and other entertainment businesses according to directives from the Ministry of Interior.’
- ‘I am sure that if you don't like loud music or go-go dancers then you don't go to those establishments, but if you did, do you expect them to stop everything that they do?’
- ‘Three years ago I met a young man (not a go-go dancer!) with whom I've developed a close friendship.’
- ‘Sex, inevitably, plays a significant part in the music, particularly as Jake discovered a knack for performance during his successful stint as a go-go dancer, to raise funds for a European college trip.’
- ‘Watching Shocore perform, I had to wonder what it is like to be one of the band's go-go dancers.’
- ‘Kelly Wenham plays go-go dancer Jodi who gets caught in the crossfire as Sam tries to put a stop to club owner Warren's unscrupulous behaviour.’
- ‘Of course, the prettier bar girls and physically enhanced go-go dancers will suffer little.’
- ‘These days there are more classes than there are go-go dancers in all of Thailand, and the regulations for these take up several libraries.’
- ‘Ahead we saw lights and soon entered an intersection which had a population of sidewalk patrons drifting past nightclubs and go-go bars.’
- ‘Grannies have gone skiing, parachute jumping and all sorts of daring things, so why not go-go dancing?’
- ‘Entertainment businesses that fall under the plan include beer bars, go-go bars, pubs, karaokes and discos.’
- ‘This is your multi-tasking option, as house, jungle and breaks will be served in equal parts for a party that also promises a slew of go-go dancing revellers for your eyes.’
- ‘Participants got hip to this and more at Tease-O-Rama 2002, the second annual national convention devoted to reviving burlesque, go-go dancing, and vaudeville.’
- ‘Eric's recommendation not to go to a go-go bar if you don't like loud music or go-go dancers misses the point.’
2North American Assertively dynamic.‘the go-go bravado of the 1980s’dynamic, energetic, ambitious, driven, go-ahead, assertive, fast-track, effective, enterprising, vigorous, forceful, aggressive, pushy, pushing, drivingView synonyms
1960s: reduplication of go, perhaps influenced by a gogo.
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