HyperDic: merry-go-round

English > 2 senses of the word merry-go-round:
NOUNeventmerry-go-rounda never-ending cycle of activities and events (especially when they seem to have little purpose)
artifactmerry-go-round, carousel, carrousel, roundabout, whirligiga large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement
merry-go-round > pronunciation
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English > merry-go-round: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA never-ending cycle of activities and events (especially when they seem to have little purpose).
Example"if we lose the election the whole legislative merry-go-round will have to start over"
BroadercycleA periodically repeated sequence of events
English > merry-go-round: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement.
Synonymscarousel, carrousel, roundabout, whirligig
BroaderrideA mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement
Spanishcaballitos, calesita, carrusel, tiovivo
Catalancarrusel, carrussel, cavallets

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