carrying-on

noun
car·​ry·​ing-on | \ ˌker-ē-iŋ-ˈȯn How to pronounce carrying-on (audio) , 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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“Carrying-on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carrying-on. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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