go-around

noun \ ˈgō-ə-ˌrau̇nd \

Definition of go-around

1 :runaround
  • gave me the go-around
2 a :round
  • reached an agreement during the first go-around
b :a heated argument or struggle
  • had a real go-around with her about it
3 :an act or instance of going around (as in an air traffic pattern)

First Known Use of go-around

1912


go around

verb

Definition of go around

intransitive verb
1 a :to pass from place to place :go here and there
b :to have currency :circulate
  • an amusing story is going around
2 :to satisfy demand :fill the need
  • not enough jobs to go around

First Known Use of go around

circa 1520


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