/ˈgoʊ ɪŋzˈɒn, ˈɔn/
conduct or behavior, especially when open to criticism:
We had never seen such goings-on as at the last dance.
The American newspaper kept her in touch with the goings-on back home.
noun use of present participle phrase
actions or conduct, esp when regarded with disapproval
happenings or events, esp when mysterious or suspicious:
there were strange goings-on up at the Hall
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Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.