Meaning of carrying-on

car•ry•ing-on

Pronunciation: (kar'ē-ing-on', -ôn'), [key]
— pl. car•ry•ings-on.
  1. irresponsible, irritating, self-indulgent, or overwrought behavior: The baby-sitter was exhausted from the child's noisy carrying-on.
  2. improper or immoral behavior.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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