- action; performance; execution: Your misfortune is not of my doing.
- doings, deeds; proceedings; happenings; events.
- deeds, actions or events
- British and NZ informal anything of which the name is not known, or euphemistically left unsaid, etchave you got the doings for starting the car?
- an action or the performance of an actionwhose doing is this?
- informal a beating or castigation
early 13c., verbal noun from do (v.). From c.1600-1800 it also was a euphemism for “copulation.”