carrying-on

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

Definition of carrying-on

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

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1663

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