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[goh-round] /ˈgoʊˌraʊnd/
go-around (defs 2, 3). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for go-round
  • As the merry-go-round spins, it pumps clean water up from deep underground and stores it in a huge tank.
  • Communications, in this go-round, has been shoved to the backseat.
  • New methods are transforming past failures, and the results seem far more promising this go-round.
  • The arrow pointing up on the axis of rotation of the merry-go-round is the angular velocity vector for the platform.
  • Cheesy sci-fi films snubbed during the first go-round had no shortage of champions.
  • Chase signed for one more go-round, but took a long hiatus.
  • In a world ruled by reason, that would make a third go-round out of the question.
  • All this has a bearing as the diplomatic merry-go-round cranks up again.
  • There must be a lot more to this story than a plane had to do a go-round and attempt another landing.
  • The group started as a social group raising funds from merry-go-round and other public fundraising activities.
Word Origin and History for go-round

"act of going around," originally especially "a merry-go-round," 1886, from go (v.) + round (adv.). Figurative sense of "argument, bout, fight," etc. is from 1891.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for go-round



A turn; a repetition: That was nice. Let's have another go-round (1960s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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