1. in the context of sexuality.
(a) to have an orgasm.
|Antony and Cleopatra I ii: O! let him marry a woman that cannot go, sweet Isis.|
|‘The Riddle’ in Pills to Purge Melancholy II 71: What thing it is will breed Delight, / That strives to stand, yet cannot go, / That feeds the Mouth that cannot bite.|
|Man-Midwife Unmasqu’d 4: O, Doctor! said She, fie, what is it you’re doing? / I prithee give over, for now – now – I’m going.|
|Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1985) 83: Finding myself on the point of going, and loath to leave the tender partner of my joys behind, I employ’d all the forwarding motions and arts [...] to promote his keeping me company to our journey’s end.|
|Burlesque Homer (3rd edn) 298: But helen ne’er shall quit my hand, / So long as I can go or stand.|
|Kings X Hooker 13: ‘Come on ... you two have been missing for some time ... Was she real good boy? ... Did she make you go?’.|
(b) usu. of a woman, to perform sexual intercourse; usu. in interrog. phr. used between two men, Does she go?
|[||Comedye Concernyng Three Lawes (1550) Act II: [in homosexual use] With Man haue I bene, whych hath me thus defyled, With Idolatrye, and uncleane Sodomye].|
|‘Cuckolds Haven’ in Merry Songs and Ballads (1897) III 42: So long as they can goe or ride, / They’l have their husbands hornify’d.|
|‘The Hopeful Bargain’ in Merry Songs and Ballads (1897) IV 208: He for a Shilling sold his Spouse, / And she was very willing to go.|
|‘Kate Randy’ Secret Songster 6: She’s got but von eye, and her mouth’s all awry. / But a rum ’un to go is Kate Randy.|
|‘Master Humphrey’s Clock’ Rambler’s Flash Songster 7: But with women like clocks, you ought always to stand – [...] It is not their painting, but how they can go.|
|Battle Cry (1964) 396: Do the broads go or don’t they?|
|Owning Up (1974) 108: She’s got a fair pair of bristols and muscles like an Irish bluddy navvy. By gum she can go and all.|
|Erections, Ejaculations etc. 166: You sure can go, but you look real beat-up. [Ibid.] 166: I don’t think I want to go again.|
|Glue 32: What dae ye want tae stey oan at school fir when yuv already rode jist aboot every bird thair that’ll go?|
2. to succeed, to win approval or applause; thus goingest adj., best.
|Dict. Canting Crew n.p.: It wont Gee, it won’t Hit, or go.|
|Bulletin (Sydney) 5 Nov. 8/1: Twas perfectly apparent that in order to compete / With entertainment offered every day to the elite, / this Mission must provide a pretty giddy sort of show, / And so put on the Gospel as to make it fairly ‘go’.|
|Artie (1963) 10: I’ll try it, an’ if it do n’t go, it’s a baby risk.|
|Fact’ry ’Ands 213: Yer thinkin’ iv doin’ er mag erbout sheddin’ yer beans in ther scared cause iv charity, but it don’t go.|
|Door of Dread 84: Hand it to the corn-rustlers who ain’t hep to a crook from the gyp-game days! For it don’t go wit’ me! I know who yuh are.|
|(con. 1910s) Elmer Gantry 260: The Reverend Elmer Gantry had failed as an independent evangelist [...] there was something wrong. He could not make it go.|
|World I Never Made 185: Pulling kike stuff, you know, Jack, that doesn’t go.|
|Cry Tough! 151: What about the longer hem line, you think it’ll go?|
|Cop This Lot 183: How would a bloke go?|
|Garden of Sand (1981) 482: She looks just like an old one-eyed mammy, don’t she? Well, that woman once ran the goingest house in Galveston.|
|Vinnie Got Blown Away 72: Sometimes it goes, sometimes it’s a fuck-up.|
3. in the context of monetary investment.
(a) to bet, to wager; thus gone, having lost a bet.
|Good Natur’d Man Act III: Men that would go forty guineas on a game of cribbage.|
|Lame Lover in Works (1799) II 61: Sir Luke: I’ll hop with any man in town for his sum. Serjeant: Aym, and I’ll go his halves.|
|Boston Transcript 16 Dec. 2/2: Well, said the ‘Cotton man,’ what will you go now? ‘Go,’ said the farmer, [...] ‘I’ll go the whole hog’ [DA].|
|N.Y. Clipper 4 June 2/5: Bet High on That. On the return trip of the British steamer Arabia, and the Collins steamer, there will be some ‘tall walking done.’ We’ll go our pile on Collins.|
|Joaquin 130: I’ll go as X besides that the old buck himself, Joaquin, is in town, for one is always hanging around the other.|
|Wilds of London (1881) 272: I’ll go you a half-dollar level if you’re a-mind.|
|Forty Years a Gambler 158: ‘Will you bet a drink that I can’t guess it the first time?’ [...] ‘I’ll go you a dram.’.|
|[perf. Marie Lloyd] Chance Your Luck [lyrics] Down at Kempton on the course, trying hard to spot a horse / [...] / Then you wonder whether you shall chance a bob or two / Take my tip and go the lot.|
|Houndsditch Day by Day 90: ‘I’ll go yer!’ he yells, ‘but who’s to ’old de shtakes?’.|
|Bar-20 iii: ‘Bet yu ten we don’t git ’em afore dark,’ he announced. ‘Got yu. Go yu ten more I gits another,’ promptly responded Buck.|
|Moods of Ginger Mick 23: I’m gone a tenner at the two-up school; / The game is crook, an’ Rose is turnin’ cool.‘War’|
|Holy Smoke 8: Er – what did you go on the big fight at the Stadium last night?|
(b) to bet on; also in fig. use, to trust.
|Calif. Police Gazette 6 Mar. 2/3: Our informants are judges, and we go a heap on their opinion.|
|Americanisms 216: One said to the other, ‘Hal, whom will you bet on?’ The reply was, ‘I’ll bet on this little monkey-faced fellow.’ ‘All right,’ says the first, ‘I’ll go this cock-eyed old buster in the red wig.’.|
(c) to pay for.
|Complete Works (1922) 164: Don’t care if I duz [...] perwided u go the Ticket.‘Mr Ward Attends a Graffick’ in|
|Life on the Mississippi (1914) 390: A person won’t take in pine if he can go walnut; and won’t take in walnut if he can go mahogany; and won’t take in mahogany if he can go an iron casket with silver door-plate and bronze handles.|
|Bulletin (Sydney) 17 Jan. 14/4: Well, throw in a little red pepper. It will make a weak drink for me, but I’ll have to go you.|
|Put on the Spot 8: I’m goin’ to the station an’ spring Polack Annie. We owe her that. I’ll go her bond.|
|‘Jimmie Tucker’ in Whorehouse Bells Were Ringing (1995) 68: Sheriff come a running, and he picked on me. / Locked me up in his lousy old jail. / Boss said he’d be damned if he went my bail.|
|Pimp 64: She went his train fair.|
4. to tolerate, to bear, to put up with.
|Illinois Monthly Nov. 74: I can’t go it, sir! [DA].|
|Clockmaker I 23: Yes, I love the Quakers, I hope they’ll go the Webster ticket yet.|
|(con. 1917–18) Through the Wheat 124: Smells like some’p’n you’ve stepped in. Mah guts can’t go that stuff.|
|Longmont Times-Call 15 June 1/1: I can drink milk, coffee and pop, but I can’t go tea [DA].|
|I’m a Jack, All Right 43: I could go a cup of coffee.|
5. in the context of physical collapse.
(a) (US) to be killed; to die.
|Recollections of G. Hamlyn (1891) 31: The child is much worse to-night, and I think he’ll go before daybreak.|
|Forty Years a Gambler 19: I made up my mind that if I had to go I might as well go then as at any other time.|
|Bulletin (Sydney) 23 Aug. 32/4: Look ’ere, Andy, I ain’t ’ad no easy life. The old woman pegged when I was 12. [...] When the old woman went they kicked me out – sold the few sticks an’ cleared.|
|Look Homeward, Angel (1930) 182: ‘You’re drowning in your own secretions [...] Like old Lady Sladen.’ ‘My God!’ said Harry Tugman [...] ‘When did she go?’ ‘Tonight,’ said Coker.|
|Bullets For The Bridegroom (1953) 5: ‘He’s going.’ The heavy-set man did not shift his eyes from the face of the man on the packing cases.|
|America’s Homosexual Underground 135: Your mother’s not ready to go just yet.|
|Cogan’s Trade (1975) 179: I hate to see you go like this [...] going for fuckin’ nothin’.|
|Muscle for the Wing 186: The bottom line is, all these punks have got to go.|
|Shame the Devil 60: She went six months later, heavily doped on morphine, at home in their marriage bed.|
(b) (US prison) to be executed.
|DAUL 83/1: Go. [...] 2. To die; to escape. ‘They got the chair (electric chair) all set for those two dudes (fellows) who go tonight.’.et al.|
|In For Life 142: On one occasion he came within nine days of ‘going’.|
(c) (US) to go to prison.
|Bunch of Ratbags 185: He’s been caught bustin’ open gas-meters; he’ll go this time.|
|At End of Day (2001) 94: If it was the Staties got him [...] you and me’d be going too.|
(d) to collapse, to fall down.
|Rope Burns 132: The African hit Mookie with a dozen of his best shots, but Mookie wouldn’t go.|
6. to deal with, to find appealing or acceptable, to like or prefer.
|Pike County Ballads 13: I don’t go much on religion [...] I don’t pan out on the prophets And free-will, and that sort of thing – But I b’lieve in God and the angels.‘Little Breeches’|
|Checkers 76: Reaching up to the hand on his shoulder, he grasped it warmly. ‘I’ll go you,’ he said.|
|Sporting Times 24 Apr. 1/2: She’d no love for them, although she’d lots of surplus love to spare, / But she simply couldn’t go them, that was all.‘A Ditty of Dislike’|
|A Man and His Wife (1944) 80: I don’t go much on putting people away.‘Old Man’s Story’|
|Hang On a Minute, Mate (1963) 146: You don’t go the women much, Sam?|
|Barry McKenzie [comic strip] in Complete Barry McKenzie (1988) 14: I could go a snake’s. [Ibid.] 70: I could go a shag.|
|(con. 1941) Gunner 166: Well, I don’t go ’im [...] He’s a real out-an’-outer if you ask me.|
|Real Thing 56: There were a couple of half-pie mates of billy Dunnes [...] whom he didn’t particularly go much on.|
7. (orig. US) to be accepted or carried into effect, to have authority or effectiveness, to be obeyed without question; esp. in phr. what I say goes.
|Chimmie Fadden 1: I seed a lady I know crossing de Bow’ry. See? Say, she’s a torrowbred, and dat goes.|
|Maison De Shine 62: I want a suite of rooms on the first floor, and that goes!|
|Psmith Journalist (1993) 201: Do you mean to say [...] that this fellow Windsor’s the boss here, that what he says goes?|
|DA].Lipstick 277: I told you I didn’t want to dance in this mob, and that goes [|
|Sudden Takes the Trail 13: ‘That goes, Reddy,’ they chorused.|
8. to eat or drink, e.g. I could go a couple of beers.
|Bulletin (Sydney) 22 Dec. 14/1: Two loafers sat within that bar, their tongues were hanging out – / Impatiently they waited for that bushie man to shout; / They watched each beer fast disappear and muttered with a sigh: / ‘We might a known he’d go alone, this man from Mungindi.’.|
|Complete Short Stories (1993) II 1631: ‘Blimey, but couldn’t I go a piece of steak!’ he muttered aloud.‘A Piece of Steak’|
|Other Half 78: I could sure go a cup of coffee right now.|
|I Can Get It For You Wholesale 24: I only like them the way my mother makes them [...] Boy, could I go a plate of them now!|
|None But the Lonely Heart 94: I could go a nice shrimp or two.|
|They’re a Weird Mob (1958) 46: ‘I do not think I could drink tea after all those schooners.’ ‘Well yer don’t ’ave ter. Yer could go a feed, couldn’t yer?’.|
|Gone Fishin’ 19: Could you go a beer?|
|Hazell Plays Solomon (1976) 12: Could you go a lager and lime or something?|
|Lockie Leonard: Scumbuster (1995) 71: ‘I could really go a cuppa,’ said Lockie.|
9. to match, to get along.
|George’s Mother (2001) 100: ‘Well, ol’ man, let’s take a drink fer ol’ Handyville’s sake!’ Kelcy was deeply affected [...] ‘I’ll go yeh,’ he said.|
|Criminal Sl. (rev. edn) 101: go [...] to come to terms; to agree.|
10. for something to work out in a specific way, esp. of a political contest, e.g. go Labour, go Republican.
|Americanisms in Knowledge Dec. 28 n.p.: A State is said to go Democratic, or to go Republican, when it votes for one or the other cause after being for a time doubtful, or on the other side [OED].|
|Sat. Rev. (London) 22 Feb. 213/2: The constituency has alternately ‘gone’ Gladstonian and Tory .|
|Guardian 20 Apr. [Internet] Most analysts expect the two south-east Scotland seats to go Lib Dem in this election.|
|Seattle Times 5 Nov. [Internet] Maine, governed by an independent for eight years, is favored to go Democratic; New Hampshire, governed by a Democrat for six years, is favored to go Republican.|
|Our Town 274: ‘Stand around and get your ass beat because you’re white — that ain’t gonna go,’ he scowled with outrage.|
11. (Aus./US) to attack, verbally or physically.
|Arizona Nights II 223: The stranger looked him in the eye for nearly a half-minute without lowering his revolvers. ‘I go you,’ said he briefly.|
|Smoke Bellew Pt 11 [Internet] ‘You can go some,’ Saltman acknowledged [...] as he sat astride Smoke’s chest. ‘But I down you every time.’.|
|Dict. of Aus. Words And Terms [Internet] GO HIM — To want to fight [...] GOIN’ STIFF ’UNS — Thieving from inebriates.|
|They Die with Their Boots Clean 122: ‘Can he go?’ [...] ‘Go? One smack from that right ’and and yer jaw’s just the place where yer teef used to be.’.|
|Jim Brady 23: You can’t kick me or my dog or I’ll go you.|
|Bunch of Ratbags 218: It was a known fact that the average man in the street couldn’t ‘go’ (fight) for more than three minutes flat out.|
|Burn 136: When he finds out he’ll go me scone-hot.|
|You Wouldn’t Be Dead for Quids (1989) 115: Mrs Curtin has picked up Sally [...] and King’s [i.e. a dog] gone her.|
|Slipper 151: You blokes go all right [...] that was a bloody good fight.|
|(con. 1986) Sweet Forever 47: He looked kind of hard, like he could go with his hands if the situation came up.|
|Destination: Morgue! (2004) 52: The man gave him a bad look. Iwasaki smelled scuffle. He prepared to go.‘Stephanie’|
|Way Home (2009) 15: They must be private school [...] You know those bitches can’t go.|
12. (US) to choose, esp. to become a member of; thus go something.
|Plastic Age 168: He knew that he ought to have ‘gone’ Delta Sigma Delta, that that fraternity contained a group of men whom he liked.|
|Guardian 16 Mar. 15: Mom, can we go Catholic so we can get communion wafers and booze?|
13. to say, to talk, e.g. I go ‘How are you?’, and he goes ‘Lousy’.
|Inimitable Jeeves 38: The chambermaid continued to go strong.|
|(con. 1969) Dispatches 26: He goes to me, ‘Take a little run up to the ridge and report to me,’ and I goes like, ‘Never happen, Sir’.|
|Campus Sl. Nov.|
|Fixx 305: Yes, goes Dickhead, it’s a heavy burden.|
|Vinnie Got Blown Away 1: ‘Vinnie my son,’ I goes.|
|Crumple Zone 12: What you being a policeman you mean, I go, getting more sarky, leery, facety and anything else I can work up.|
14. (US) to make an effort.
|Philosophy of Johnny the Gent 55: ‘That Wise Cracker will go some if it comes to an issue’.|
|Mister Jelly Roll (1952) 98: You have to play real hard when you play for Negroes. You have to go some, if you want to avoid their criticism.|
|Mad mag. Sept. 21: I mean, we’re goin’ go, man!|
|(con. 1940s) Tattoo (1977) 74: Lookit the sausage go!|
15. to characterize, to explain, to make sense of.
|Riverslake 28: This Zigfield – what goes with the ape?|
(US) a tramp; also attrib.
|‘The Harvest War Song’ in Songs of the Amer. West (1968) 498: We have sent your kids to college, but still you rave and shout, / And calls us tramps and hoboes, and pesky go-abouts.et al.|
|Hustling Hobo 285: They move as tramps or hoboes, and are referred to by the more comfortable classes as ’boes or ‘pesky go-abouts’.|
|Somebody in Boots 52: Git to thet woodpile now, ye tramps, ye goddamned pesky go-about bastards.|
1. (UK Und.) a fool [he ‘goes along’ when someone orders him].
|Vocab. of the Flash Lang. in McLachlan (1964) 244: go-alonger: a simple easy person, who suffers himself to be made a tool of; and is readily persuaded to any act or undertaking by his associates, who inwardly laugh at his folly, and ridicule him behind his back.|
|Grose’s Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue.|
|(con. 1840s–50s) London Labour and London Poor I 414/2: I was a flat. He had me for a ‘go-along,’ to cry his things for him.|
|Sl. Dict. 178: Go-along a fool, a cully, one of the most contemptuous terms in a thieves’ vocabulary.|
2. a thief.
|Household Words 24 Sept. 75/2: Thieves are prigs, cracksmen, mouchers, gonophs, go-alongs.‘Slang’|
|Twice Round the Clock 153: We have plenty of rogues in our body corporate yet [...] the nightside of London is fruitful in ‘macemen,’ ‘mouchers,’ and ‘go-alongs.’.|
|, ,||Sl. Dict.|
1. a young hoodlum, a juvenile delinquent.
|Hair of the Dogma (1989) 69: They are night and day besieged by the ‘elected representatives’ to get jobs for their go-boys.‘City Haul’ in|
|(con. 1890s) Pictures in the Hallway 15: An’ don’t let a few goboys sthruttin’ round spoil it all be thryin’ to keep a mad an’ miserable sinner as leader of the holy Irish people.|
|Go-Boy! 31: You’re just as responsible for that Go-Boy as I am and don’t you forget it.|
|Out After Dark 37: The elders of the town knew us to be what they called ‘proper go-boys’, bent on whatever sins best belonged in the dark.|
|A Goat’s Song cap. 19: ‘Them lads are all go-boys,’ he complained, ‘they’ll have my field destroyed’ .|
2. an escapee, successful or otherwise.
|Go-Boy! 47: Although the majority of escapes were doomed to failure [...] Go-Boys still persisted, year after year, in desperate attempts to regain their lost freedom.|
3. see gofer n.
1. (US black) consequences, inevitable developments, circumstances; thus be caught in the go-’long, to be a victim of circumstances.
|‘Sl. among Nebraska Negroes’ in AS XIII:4 Dec. 317/1: To be caught in the go ’long means to be an unfortunate victim of circumstances.|
|(con. WWII) And Then We Heard The Thunder (1964) 311: These damn Japs got the old man in the go-long.|
2. (US black) the police truck in which arrested people are taken to the local cells.
|Novels and Stories (1995) 1006: I seen you two mullet-heads before. I was uptown when Joe Brown had you all in the go-long last night.‘Story in Harlem Sl.’ in|
see under slow adj.
1. see also separate entries.
2. see also under relevant n. or adj.
(US black) to smoke marijuana.
|Way Home (2009) 145: Ben loved to get after it, but he only smoked occasionally.|
to be wary or cautious, to be experienced.
|Bulletin (Sydney) 4 Oct. 17/1: [N]o particulars could be got from Jimmy, who knew how to ‘go alone,’ and would only repeat, ‘No play, no pay.’.|
(US black) to fight.
|Runnin’ Down Some Lines 4: Expressions like [...] go from the shoulders (fight) [...] have been common currency among blacks for some time. [Ibid.] 104: The largest number of fight terms deals with fist-fights (to [...] cuff, to go from the fists).|
see under Y n.
(US) to attack physically.
|N.Y. Daily Trib. 18 Sept. 5/6: [The rowdies stand] at the bar inside drinking rot gut and ready to ‘go in’ on anyone who [differs] from them politically.|
to take advantage of, to obtain money from.
|Bang To Rights 137: The only thing left for me to do was go into the old dear again.|
see separate entry.
(US) to do one’s utmost for, to risk one’s all on, to bet to the limit.
|Sketches and Eccentricities 39: Sal jumped up, spun around, and swore she could ‘go her death’ upon a jig.|
1. to die.
|Fight Stories May [Internet] I was fighting for the privilege of me and my pard going out clean.‘Fist and Fang’|
2. see separate entry.
see separate entry.
see also under relevant n. or adj.
see under it n.1
to excite sexually, to render infatuated.
|Alaska Citizen 28 Aug. 7/2: When Corkerina went home she had the Sleekest Thing going like a runaway freight train.|
|Man’s Grim Justice 139: The blonde had me going.|
see what gives? under give v.3
SE in slang uses
(orig. US black) a phr. advising someone to avoid a course of action or a particular argument etc; emphasis is on an abstract ‘there’, rather than an actual place.
|Campus Sl. Apr. 2: don’t go there/ don’t even go there – refusal to discuss a topic or continue a conversation.|
|Deadmeat 311: You better back off. Don’t go there. Don’t go there.|
|Da Bomb [Internet] 9: Don’t even go there: Do not say that.|
|Campus Sl. Apr.|
|Right As Rain 103: ‘You don’t want to go there do you?’ ‘Not really.’.|
|Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightdress 1: Christian’s looking at her, going, Do not even go there?|
|Life 69: There was this certain ‘Don’t go there’ with rock and roll, glossy photographs and silly suits.|
|UNC-CH Campus Sl. Spring 2014 Fall .(ed.)|
to visit an outdoor privy.
|Narrative of Street-Robberies 46: He fearing he should be detected, pretended to go backwards, and left her to tell over the Money herself.|
|Roderick Random (1979) 51: About midnight, my companion’s bowels being disordered, he got up in order to go backward.|
|F&H].Le Dran’s Observations in Surgery 164: The Patient being pressed to go backwards went behind his tent [|
(Anglo-Irish) to suffer judicial transportation.
|Rory the Rover n.p.: You will go beyant, and no mistake at all [DSUE].|
(US tramp) to travel on foot (as opposed to train).
|Let Tomorrow Come 42: I go by hand all day an’ make a blind along about dark.|
|Amer. Tramp and Und. Sl. 87: Go by Hand. – To walk; a painfully slow and laborious method of progression as compared with travel by train.|
|DAUL 83/2: Go by hand. (Hobo) To walk.et al.|
a short person.
|,||Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue (2nd, 3rd edn) n.p.: Go by the Ground. A little short person, a man or a woman.|
|Adventures of Gil Blas (1822) II 127: He was a little go-by-the-ground, scarcely up to my shoulders.(trans.)|
|Grose’s Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue.|
|Warwickshire Word-Book 94: Go-by-the-ground. A dwarf.|
a strong ale.
|Description of England 150: There is such headie ale [...] commonlie called huffe-cappe, the mad dog, father-whoresome, angels food, dragons milke, go-by-the-wall, stride-wide, and lift-leg.|
2010s US campus to put in maximum effort, lit. go hard as a motherfucker.
|UNC-CH Campus Sl. Spring 2016 5: GO HAM — go hard as a motherfucker act with intensity or extreme emotion: ‘I went ham on the dance floor when my favorite song came on’.|
(US campus/tee) to put in maximum effort.
|Urban Dict. 30 Mar. [Internet] When we saw Dason had put on his best suit and matching Tag Heuer timepiece, we knew he going hard in the paint to his job interview .|
|UNC-CH Campus Sl. Spring 2016 5: GO HARD IN THE PAINT — do with the greatest skill, effort, and dexterity.|
see tank v.1 (1)
see under one n.1
see jerry-go-nimble under jerry n.5
see go (to) Copenhagen under Copenhagen n.
see lie at rack and manger under lie v.1
see toe-to-toe v.
|Family of Love V iii: Do you go well to the ground?|
see get along with you! excl.
(orig. US black/campus) an excl. of encouragement among young women.
|Campus Sl. Apr. 6: you go girl – expression of congratulations, approval.|
|Campus Sl. Apr. 9: you go! – expression of amazement, encouragement, congratulations.|
|Online Sl. Dict. [Internet] you go girl 1. phrase of encouragement, used alone. (‘You go girl!’).|
|Indep. Rev. 8 July 4: Airey, currently C5 programming director, is tipped to be BBC1’s new controller [...] Go, girl!|
|UNC-CH Campus Sl. Spring 2014 16: Y.G.G. — < You go, girl! Expression of support or encouragement.(ed.)|
|Politico 16 May [Internet] We are surrounded as never before by lean-inners and you-go-girlers cheering on women.|
(UK black) an excl. of approval.
|White Talk Black Talk 129: Go deh! / there! – exclamation of encouragement.|