- Goings-on is defined as actions, especially inappropriate ones.
An example of goings-on are groups of teenagers getting together to consume alcohol.
goings-on definition by Webster's New World
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Informal actions or events, esp. when regarded with disapproval
goings-on definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Actions or behavior, especially when regarded with disapproval: “cool observers of nutty goings-on” (Variety).