merry-go-round

Definitions of merry-go-round
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n a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement

Synonyms:
carousel, carrousel, roundabout, whirligig
Type of:
ride
a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement

n a never-ending cycle of activities and events (especially when they seem to have little purpose)

“if we lose the election the whole legislative merry-go-round will have to start over”
Type of:
cycle
a periodically repeated sequence of events

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