See also: doïng

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See do.

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  • enPR: du'ing, IPA(key): /ˈduːɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːɪŋ

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  1. present participle and gerund of do

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doing (countable and uncountable, plural doings)

  1. A deed or action, especially when somebody is held responsible for it.
    This is his doing. (= "He did it.")
    Draining that swamp is going to take some doing!
    • 1900, Book News, volume 18, page 80:
      Mr. Dawe further calls his voyage “A Record of some Strange Doings at Sea.” They are strange doings, in fact, and yet not as novel as might be expected. They involve mutiny, piracy, shipwreck, and fights with Savages []
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  1. The sound made by an elastic object when struck by or striking a hard object.
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