See also: nogo and no go



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.”, in Sunday Business, London, UK:
      Many of these areas have become no go for investment
    • 2004 January 29, Freeman, “Deconstructing the risk business in Iraq”, in Irish Independent:
      The key resisting areas have effectively become no go
    • 2010 July 2, “Jail for drug network that supplied the Swansea Valley”, in 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.
    • 2012, Andrew Martin, Underground Overground: A passenger's history of the Tube, Profile Books, →ISBN, page 14:
      The Great Western opened a Paddington station in 1838, a wooden terminus to the north of the present station, which would arrive in 1853. As with Euston, the site was bounded to the south by high-class property, a no-go zone for railways.


no-go (plural no-gos or no-goes)

  1. Alternative form of no go

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