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Definition of "careering" [careering]

  • Present participle of career. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "careering" in a sentence
  • "Wolves and jackals, when frightened, certainly tuck in their tails; and a tamed jackal has been described as careering round his master in circles and figures of eight, like a dog, with his tail between his legs."
  • "Will she catch him in the lobby where he laughs cruelly at her colossal stupidity, causing her to buy a fifth of Jack and go careening ( "careering" for you Brits) around Kelrast Curve?"
  • ""It's not the 'careering' that I love; though it will seem very strange when Tommy Tucker doesn't have to sing for her supper!"