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Princeton's WordNet

  1. merry-go-round(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    roundabout, carousel, whirligig, carrousel

  2. carousel, carrousel, merry-go-round, roundabout, whirligig(noun)

    a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement

    Synonyms:
    top, whirligig, luggage carrousel, carousel, spinning top, circle, carrousel, roundabout, rotary, luggage carousel, traffic circle, teetotum

Wiktionary

  1. merry-go-round(noun)

    Synonyms:
    carousel

  2. merry-go-round(noun)

    carousel; a pleasure ride consisting of a slowly revolving circular platform affixed with various types of seats, frequently horses or other animals, typically found at fairs and amusement parks

    Synonyms:
    carousel

  3. merry-go-round(noun)

    a piece of playground equipment in the style of a merry-go-round

    Synonyms:
    carousel

  4. merry-go-round(noun)

    A dead-end search; a bustle of activity that gets nowhere

    Synonyms:
    carousel

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    carousel, armoury, ride

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2968ride
#3201circle
#9157rotary
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#24591roundabout
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#127613carrousel
#141888whirligig

How to use merry-go-round in a sentence?

  1. Nazanin Ash:

    You get trapped in a merry-go-round of screening procedures.

  2. Jeremy Goldwyn:

    There probably hasn't been this amount of change on the jobs front in the past five years, some of it is expansion, and some of it is a classic merry-go-round — when two or three people move they have to be replaced.

  3. Dejan Stojanovic:

    Sun is a hearthstone, a merry-go-round of extinguished hearthstones.

  4. Alishia May:

    Life, like a merry-go-round, may make you dizzy but you have to hold on even in the hardest of times

  5. Alan Gottlieb:

    Defense Distributed appears caught in what appears to be a bureaucratic game of merry-go-round, the right to keep and bear arms includes the ability to acquire or create arms. The government is engaging in behavior that denies this company’s due process under the Fifth Amendment. We’re compelled to file this action because the bureaucracy is evidently playing games and it’s time for these agencies to behave.


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