merry-go-round


mer·ry–go–round

noun \ˈmer-ē-gō-ˌrand, -gə-\

: a large round platform that turns around in a circle and has seats and figures of animals (such as horses) on which children sit for a ride

: a set or series of repeated activities that are quick, confusing, or difficult to leave

Full Definition of MERRY-GO-ROUND

1
:  an amusement park ride with seats often in the form of animals (as horses) revolving about a fixed center
2
:  a cycle of activity that is complex, fast-paced, or difficult to break out of <the corporate merry–go–round>

First Known Use of MERRY-GO-ROUND

1729

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