go-around

noun
\ ˈgō-ə-ˌrau̇nd How to pronounce go-around (audio) \

Definition of go-around

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : runaround gave me the go-around
2a : 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)

go around

verb
went around; gone around; going around; goes around

Definition of go around (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

1a : 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

Noun

1912, in the meaning defined at sense 2b

Verb

circa 1520, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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Cite this Entry

“Go-around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go-around. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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