going-over: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (gō'ing-ō'vur), [key]
— pl. go•ings-o•ver
  1. a review, examination, or investigation: The accounts were given a thorough going-over.
  2. a severe, thorough scolding.
  3. a sound thrashing; beating: The hoodlums gave him a good going-over when they found him.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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