goings-on

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

Definition of goings-on

2 : irregular or reprehensible happenings or conduct

First Known Use of goings-on

1775

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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GOINGS-ON Defined for English Language Learners

goings-on

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

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

Definition of goings-on for Students

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


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