Main definitions of play-going in English

: play-going1play-going2

play-going1

noun

  • The habit or activity of going to the theatre; (occasionally) a visit to the theatre.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in The Times. From play + going, after play-going.

Pronunciation

play-going

/ˈpleɪˌɡəʊɪŋ/

Main definitions of play-going in English

: play-going1play-going2

play-going2

adjective

  • That goes to the theatre, especially regularly.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From play + going, perhaps after churchgoing.

Pronunciation

play-going

/ˈpleɪˌɡəʊɪŋ/