To proceed very slowly; be stalled: The proposal is officially still pending but going nowhere fast (1940s+)
Related Terms gunsel noun [fr Yiddish gantzel, ”gosling”]
- Go nuclear
verb phrase go ballistic: Susan and poor, meek little Emmett Couch went nuclear (1990s+)
[goh-nee-aw-laks] /ˌgoʊ niˈɔ læks/ noun 1. any marine dinoflagellate of the genus Gonyaulax, sometimes occurring in great numbers and causing red tide.
- Gonyaulax catanella
Gonyaulax catanella Gon·y·au·lax cat·a·nel·la (gŏn’ē-ô’lāks’ kāt’ə-něl’ə) n. A marine dinoflagellate protozoan that produces a powerful toxin that accumulates in the tissues of mussels and other filter-feeding shellfish; it may cause fatal poisoning in humans who have eaten contaminated shellfish.