gaga

[gah-gah]
adjective Informal.
1.
excessively and foolishly enthusiastic: The public went gaga over the new fashions.
2.
ardently fond; infatuated: He's gaga over the new girl in class.
3.
demented; crazy; dotty.
Also, ga-ga.


Origin:
1915–20; < French; imitative

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gaga (ˈɡɑːɡɑː)
 
adj
1.  senile; doting
2.  slightly crazy
 
[C20: from French, of imitative origin]

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gaga
"crazy, silly," 1905, probably from Fr. gaga "senile, foolish."
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gaga definition

[ˈgɑgɑ]
  1. mod.
    crazy; eccentric. : Sometimes you are so gaga!
  2. mod.
    dazzled. : Tom was totally gaga after he got promoted.
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The world goes gaga over a particular variety of orchid, but here is a nation.
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