careering

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

career +‎ -ing

Verb[edit]

careering

  1. Present participle of career.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

careering (plural careerings)

  1. Rapid, uncontrollable headlong motion.
    • 1833, The Aurora Borealis, a literary annual
      My old friend had tricks, but then I knew its tricks, and I was not less displeased at its manoeuvres, than a good rider is at the well known plunges and careerings of a favorite steed.