The Collaborative International Dictionary
no-go \no-go\ adj. not functioning properly or in suitable condition for proceeding; as, the space launch was no-go. Opposite of go, a.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
a. 1 Not functioning properly. 2 Of a place, not to be entered. n. (alternative form of no go English)
adj. not functioning properly or in suitable condition for proceeding; "the space launch was no-go" [ant: go]
Usage examples of "no-go".
Billy the Kidney, the Jism Gang and I finish you and the opposition at the No-Go Corral and then plunder the outlaw savings at the Ovum Bank.
Gate I decided to give it another ten minutes before phoning no-go to Mansfield, but the thought of his reaction made me in no hurry to put through the call.
He had always known that the city was corruptand dangerous too, though not in a filthy obvious way like those dark parts of New Jersey and Brooklyn and the no-go zones of America where there were ruins and no skylights and even the police were dangerous.
A simple review of our metapsychic armamentaria should show who in the family is a go and who's a no-go in the PK and creativity necessary to pull off the stunt.
The Cardies blew away our no-go wall between Cafe Bilge and the paint factory.
But he thought he could still detect a sort of no-go area around them.
Just so long as no-one could see or hear what was going on inside it remained under a flag of uneasy truce, on the frontline of a no-go area.
These guys would walk into a no-go area and you'd assume they had a perfect right to be there just because they behaved as if they had.
These were violent times, so the idea of a no-go area for Charity residents was ridiculous—.
You can spend endlessly, paying your educational system from school-marms to professors to teach the young why it's no-go.