goings–on

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plural noun go·ings–on \ˌgō-iŋ-ˈzȯn, ˌgȯ(-)iŋ-, -ˈzän\

Definition of goings–on

  1. 1 :  actions, events

  2. 2 :  irregular or reprehensible happenings or conduct

First Known Use of goings–on

1775


GOINGS–ON Defined for English Language Learners

goings-on

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Definition of goings–on for English Language Learners

  • : actions or events that are occurring : things that are happening


GOINGS–ON Defined for Kids

goings–on

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noun plural go·ings–on \ˌgō-iŋz-ˈȯn, -ˈän\

Definition of goings–on for Students

  1. :  things that happen There are strange goings-on in that old house.


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