doing

[ doo-ing ]
/ ˈdu ɪŋ /

noun

action; performance; execution: Your misfortune is not of my doing.
doings, deeds; proceedings; happenings; events.

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Origin of doing

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at do1, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for doings (1 of 2)

doings

/ (ˈduːɪŋz) /

pl n

deeds, actions or events
British and NZ informal anything of which the name is not known, or euphemistically left unsaid, etchave you got the doings for starting the car?

British Dictionary definitions for doings (2 of 2)

doing

/ (ˈduːɪŋ) /

noun

an action or the performance of an actionwhose doing is this?
informal a beating or castigation
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