(defs 2, 3).
“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.
A turn; a repetition: That was nice. Let’s have another go-round (1960s+)
- Go round and round
verb phrase To quarrel; squabble; fight: They went round and round on the same issues for hours [1970s+; go-round, ”a fight,” is found by 1891]
[goh-round] /ˈgoʊˌraʊnd/ noun 1. (defs 2, 3). [round] /raʊnd/ adjective, rounder, roundest. 1. having a flat, circular surface, as a disk. 2. ring-shaped, as a hoop. 3. curved like part of a circle, as an outline. 4. having a circular cross section, as a cylinder; cylindrical. 5. spherical or globular, as a ball. 6. shaped […]
[gawrp] /gɔrp/ noun, Informal. 1. a mixture of nuts, raisins, dried fruits, seeds, or the like eaten as a high-energy snack, as by hikers and climbers. verb To eat greedily; gobble, gorm [1940s+; probably fr British gawp up, ”to devour”] noun A food mixture of dried fruit, nuts, and seeds, consumed esp by hikers, alpinists, […]
[gawrs] /gɔrs/ noun 1. any spiny shrub of the genus Ulex, of the legume family, native to the Old World, especially U. europaeus, having rudimentary leaves and yellow flowers and growing in waste places and sandy soil. /ɡɔːs/ noun 1. any evergreen shrub of the leguminous genus Ulex, esp the European species U. europeaus, which […]