carrying-on

noun
car·​ry·​ing-on | \ ˌker-ē-iŋ-ˈȯn , ˌka-rē-, -ˈän\
plural carryings-on

Definition of carrying-on

: foolish, excited, or improper behavior also : an instance of such behavior scandalous carryings-on

First Known Use of carrying-on

1663, in the meaning defined above

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