A scantily clad or partly naked young woman employed to do solo gyrational dancing in a discotheque or club on a small stage or platform, in a cage, etc (1967+)
[goh-guh l; -gawl; Russian gaw-guh l] /ˈgoʊ gəl; -gɔl; Russian ˈgɔ gəl/ noun 1. Nikolai Vasilievich [nik-uh-lahy vuh-seel-yuh-vich;; Russian nyi-kuh-lahy vuh-syee-lyi-vyich] /ˈnɪk əˌlaɪ vəˈsil yə vɪtʃ;; Russian nyɪ kʌˈlaɪ vʌˈsyi lyɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1809–52, Russian novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. /ˈɡəʊɡɒl; Russian ˈɡɔɡəlj/ noun 1. Nikolai Vasilievich (nikaˈlaj vaˈsiljɪvitʃ). 1809–52, Russian novelist, dramatist, and […]
- Go gold
verb phrase To sell enough copies to become a gold record: A rerelease of his album recently went gold (1990s+) testing The point in the life of a software product where it is declared ready to release for sale. This may be because it has reached sufficiently high quality (freedom from bugs, etc.), or because […]
[gah-ger-uh] /ˈgɑ gər ə/ noun 1. a river in SW Tibet, Nepal, and N India, flowing S and SE to the Ganges River. 640 miles (1030 km) long. /ˈɡɒɡrə/ noun 1. a river in N India, rising in Tibet, in the Himalayas, and flowing southeast through Nepal as the Karnali, then through Uttar Pradesh to […]
- Go great guns
verb phrase To do extremely well; succeed remarkably: He’s going great guns as a wine-taster [1913+; fr the early 1800s nautical expression blow great guns] see: great guns , def. 1.