comings and goings

Definition of comings and goings

:the activity of people arriving at and leaving a place
  • He sat in the café watching the comings and goings of the customers.

Word by Word Definitions

coming play comings
  1. : an act or instance of arriving

  1. : immediately due in sequence or development

  2. : gaining importance

going play goings
  1. : an act or instance of going

  2. : behavior, actions

  3. : the condition of the ground (as for walking)

  1. : that goes

  2. : working, moving

  3. : living, existing


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