going–over

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noun go·ing–over \ˌgō-iŋ-ˈō-vər, ˌgȯ(-)iŋ-\

Definition of going–over

plural

goings–over

  1. 1a :  a severe scoldingb :  beating

  2. 2 :  a thorough examination

First Known Use of going–over

1872


GOING–OVER Defined for English Language Learners

going-over

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Definition of going–over for English Language Learners

  • : a careful examination

  • : a severe beating

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