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Definition of "go-around" []

  • An argument; a go-round. (noun)
  • An evasive excuse; a runaround. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "go-around" in a sentence
  • "Unnerving though the experience might be for passengers such as Cooley and Gutner, controllers see what they call a "go-around" as a fairly routine safety procedure that keeps planes out of greater trouble."
  • "[*: Though obviously they don't do so in front of the parents!] [†: Since dueling anecdotes should never impress anyone, perhaps it would be better for readers to check what the American Academy of Pediatrics had to say last go-around.]"
  • "Both desserts get weak remarks the first go-around, prompting Richard to tweak his ice cream for the second group of judges."