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Definition of carry on

carry on

verb

  • to fuss or whine at length.

    Last edited on Oct 15 2011. Submitted by Holly C on Feb 22 2003.

  • to complain at length.
    What are you carrying on about?

    Last edited on Oct 15 2011. Submitted by Holly C on Feb 22 2003.

  • to speak at excessive length.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from "Episode 5", Whites (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 16 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 16 2011.

  • to continue doing what one is doing.
    I am happy to see you carry on with your life and that you have gotten to a point where you can move on after your painful divorce.

    Last edited on Nov 30 2014. Submitted by J R Ellis on Oct 22 2012.

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Other terms relating to 'to insult, complain, criticize':

Definitions include: to speak badly of.
Definitions include: An acronym has been invented for the term, but long after the term entered use: "Beautiful Intellectuals That Cause Hard-ons."
Definitions include: to insult.
Definitions include: to criticize; "get on (one's) case".
Definitions include: to steal.
Definitions include: to criticize.
Definitions include: to insult.
Definitions include: a friend.
Definitions include: a rip-off.
Definitions include: to insult for fun; "make fun of".
Definitions include: to mock, make fun of, kid.
Definitions include: criticism.
Definitions include: to point out a flaw, misdeed, or mistake.
Definitions include: to complain, scold, or nag.
Definitions include: to make fun of.

Other terms relating to 'to say, speak, talk':

Definitions include: to jokingly deceive.
Definitions include: to converse.
Definitions include: idle talk.
Definitions include: to say, in reported speech or conversation.
Definitions include: previously texted.
Definitions include: to talk.
Definitions include: to talk to.
Definitions include: about to be remembered.
Definitions include: "ask".
Definitions include: to vomit.
Definitions include: a person who talks excessively.
Definitions include: to say or give.
Definitions include: to chat with.
Definitions include: to tell the entire story truthfully.
Definitions include: a person who talks a lot.

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Other terms relating to 'carry':

Definitions include: enthusiastic.
Definitions include: being carried is a type of sarcasm.
Definitions include: to be romantically interested in someone who does not share the same feelings.
Definitions include: used to tell someone to stop messing with people.

Other terms relating to 'on':

Definitions include: seemingly accidental but with a secret motive.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: See on (one's) plate.
Definitions include: useless.
Definitions include: A Southern Colloquialism meaning absolutely futile; pointless, worthless, inept or absurd; good-for-nothing or idiotic.
Definitions include: doing better after an unfavorable event.
Definitions include: returned to one's meth or crack addiction.
Definitions include: to insult for fun; "make fun of".
Definitions include: to leave (a relationship) or abandon.
Definitions include: to attempt to attract verbally; "hit on".
Definitions include: to test something before it is released or presented.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: used to describe a person that is angry and is scolding at someone.
Definitions include: to be involved with.
Definitions include: to be present in large numbers.

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