- an act or instance of going around something, as a circle, course, or traffic pattern, and returning to the starting point.
- a series or pattern of occurrences; round: After the third go-around of questions, the witness was released.
- runaround(def 1).
Also go-round (for defs 2, 3).
Origin of go-around
First recorded in 1890–95; noun use of verb phrase go around
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Examples from the Web for go-around
This is likely to be Dewhurst's second go-around losing a GOP primary in the past two years.The Strange Texas Political Ad That Parodies Frozen
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