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do·ing / ˈdoōing/ • n. 1. (usu. doings) the activities in which a particular person engages: the latest doings of television stars. ∎  deeds; accomplishments: he didn't want to trumpet his doings on an open line. ∎  social events: informal Cajun doings with some fiddling good-timers. 2. effort; activity: it would take some doing to calm him down. PHRASES: be someone's doing be the creation or fault of the person named: he looked at Lisa as though it was all her doing.

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