going-over

noun

go·​ing-over ˌgō-iŋ-ˈō-vər How to pronounce going-over (audio)
ˌgȯ(-)iŋ-
plural goings-over
1
a
: a severe scolding
b
2
: a thorough examination

Word History

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of going-over was in 1872

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Cite this Entry

“Going-over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/going-over. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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