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carrying–on

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noun car·ry·ing–on \ˌka-rē-iŋ-ˈȯn, ˌker-ē-, -ˈän\

Definition of carrying–on

plural

carryings–on

  1. :  foolish, excited, or improper behavior; also :  an instance of such behavior



1663

First Known Use of carrying–on

1663


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