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gaga

informal
1. Very excited. I'm positively gaga over the dress I chose for the gala.
2. Smitten. Oh, Phil is totally gaga—I can see it whenever he looks at you!
3. Exceedingly strange or bizarre. A: "Leave it to Aunt Louise to say something gaga like that." B: "Yeah, do you have any idea what she meant by it?"
4. Senile; mentally unsound. Please promise me that you won't stick me in an old folks' home the moment I start going gaga, OK? Look, I might be old, but that doesn't mean I'm gaga yet! I'm still as sharp as a tack!

go gaga

informal
1. To become excessively excited or enthusiastic (about something). Teenagers around the country have been going gaga for the new pop band from the United Kingdom. Our goal is to create exciting new products that will make our customers go gaga!
2. To become exceptionally smitten or infatuated (with someone). This article goes over the top five things to make the man in your life go gaga for you!
3. To become senile or mentally unsound. Please promise me that you won't stick me in an old folks' home the moment I start going gaga, OK? Look, I might be old, but that doesn't mean I've gone gaga yet! I'm still as sharp as a tack!
See also: gaga, go
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gaga

(ˈgɑgɑ)
1. mod. crazy; eccentric. Sometimes you are so gaga!
2. mod. dazzled. Tom was totally gaga after he got promoted.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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