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Gang-gang

compounding Exclamation
An exclamation made by someone when they are with a group of people with whom they associate themselves
 
Gang-gang is probably the strangest neologism in this list. There is no meaningful element to the phrase. It is merely a declaration that a group of people, or a ‘gang’, has been assembled. It is most likely to be used among a group of people that are familiar with each other, such as friends or family. It is almost as if the group as a whole is expressing satisfaction with itself. As a group of people are coming together, the phrase may be used to indicate that the group is sufficiently numbered and readily equipped to do whatever activity it chooses to do. ‘Gang-gang’ tends to be reciprocated by members within the group. When one person says it, other people in the group will respond by repeating it. This seems to reinforce the group mentality upon which the word is built. ‘Gang-gang’ was probably adopted from music into conversation. Thus, it may be a reference to pop culture.
Etymology : Compound that possibly originated in the music industry. ‘Gang’ likely refers to a group of people.
Source : “Gang-gang, gang-gang” lyric in the song “Gang” by Max P
Last modified: 1 December 2016


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