Happening definition

hăpə-nĭng
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(informal) Popular or trendy.

A happening new nightclub.

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Something that takes place; an event or incident.
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An improvised, often spontaneous spectacle or performance, especially one involving audience participation.
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Something that happens; occurrence; incident; event.
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A theatrical performance of unrelated and bizarre or ludicrous actions, often spontaneous and with some participation by the audience.
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Any event regarded as important, entertaining, newsworthy, etc.
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Present participle of happen.
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(slang, of a place) Busy, lively; vibrant, dynamic; fashionable.

This is a happening place tonight!

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(slang, of a person or product) Trendy, up-to-the-minute.

He is a real happening guy.

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Something that happens.
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A spontaneous or improvised event, especially one that involves audience participation.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
happening
Plural:
happenings

Adjective

Base Form:
happening
Superlative:
happeningest