Remember when we all thought Miley Cyrus careering head first towards rock bottom just because she twerked?
A few of the horses stood quietly beside their dead owners, the rest were careering wildly over the plain.
Away they went once more, careering through the gathering darkness.
In another temple monkeys are revered too, careering about the walls and courtyards and being fed by the curious and the devout.
For the poet is, on his monoplane, careering over the heart of Italy.
Black midnight came, and the careering tempest swept the deluged streets of Zempoalla, driving even the sentinels to seek shelter.
They were careering through the valley, all in a confused and disorderly band.
Old Ali Atar was careering about the valley with his usual impatience, hurrying the march of the loitering troops.
He is careering about; I feel that I am trembling like a leaf.
careering about the place, dragging behind him a board to which he had been tied and was unable to dislodge.
1530s, "a running (usually at full speed), a course" (especially of the sun, etc., across the sky), from Middle French carriere "road, racecourse" (16c.), from Old Provençal or Italian carriera, from Vulgar Latin *(via) cararia "carriage (road), track for wheeled vehicles," from Latin carrus "chariot" (see car). Sense of "course of a working life" first attested 1803.
1590s, "to charge at a tournament," from career (n.). The meaning "move rapidly, run at full speed" (1640s) is from the image of a horse "passing a career" on the jousting field, etc. Related: Careered; careering.