no-go

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

no-go (not comparable)

  1. Not functioning properly.
  2. Of a place, not to be entered.
    They lived in a no-go part of the ghetto.
    The noise and drunkenness made the area a no-go zone at night for families.
    • 2001 March 11, “Boost for local entrepreneurs.”, Sunday Business, London, UK:
      Many of these areas have become no go for investment
    • 2004 January 29, Freeman, “Deconstructing the risk business in Iraq”, Irish Independent:
      The key resisting areas have effectively become no go
    • 2010 July 2, “Jail for drug network that supplied the Swansea Valley”, BBC News:
      Two pubs in the Pontardawe area which had previously been hubs of local social life had become "no-go" through being frequented by the gang.

NounEdit

no-go (plural no-gos)

  1. Alternative form of no go.

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Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 00:21