go-by: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (gō'bī"), [key]
— n. Informal.
  1. a going by without notice; an intentional passing by; snub: to give one the go-by.


Pronunciation: (gō'bē), [key]
— pl. -by, -bies.
  1. any small marine or freshwater fish of the family Gobiidae, often having the pelvic fins united to form a suctorial disk.
  2. any fish of the closely related family Eleotridae, having the pelvic fins separate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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