carrying-on

/kar"ee ing on", -awn"/, n., pl. carryings-on. Informal.
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.
[1855-60]

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