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Meaning of HAPPENING

Pronunciation:  'hapuning

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an event that happens
  2. [adj]  taking place; "the parade is still happening"

HAPPENING is a 9 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: natural event, occurrence, on
 See Also: accident, accompaniment, alteration, appearance, avalanche, beginning, blow, bonanza, boom, break, burst, case, chance event, change, collapse, computer error, conclusion, concomitant, contact, contingency, convergence, co-occurrence, crash, destiny, disappearance, discharge, ending, episode, error, eruption, event, eventuality, example, experience, failure, fate, finish, fire, flare-up, flash, fortuity, impinging, incident, instance, interruption, juncture, manna from heaven, marvel, miracle, modification, motion, movement, news event, occasion, outbreak, outburst, periodic event, recurrent event, reversal, reverse, setback, sound, striking, success, thing, trouble, union, wonder



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: accident, accidental, accompanying, ado, adventure, afloat, afoot, antimasque, audience success, ballet, bomb, broadcast drama, burlesque show, casualty, chance, chance hit, charade, circumstance, circumstantial, cliff hanger, closet drama, comedy drama, contingency, contingent, critical success, current, daytime serial, dialogue, documentary drama, doing, drama, dramalogue, dramatic play, dramatic series, duodrama, duologue, epic theater, episode, event, eventuating, experience, experimental theater, extravaganza, fact, failure, flop, fluke, fortuity, freak accident, gasser, giveaway, go, going on, Grand Guignol, hap, happenstance, hazard, hit, hit show, improvisational drama, in hand, in the wind, incident, incidental, legitimate drama, long odds, long shot, lucky shot, masque, matter of fact, melodrama, minstrel show, miracle, miracle play, monodrama, monologue, morality, morality play, music drama, musical revue, mystery, mystery play, occasion, occasional, occurrence, occurring, on, on foot, ongoing, opera, pageant, panel show, pantomime, particular, passing, Passion play, pastoral, pastoral drama, phenomenon, piece, play, playlet, prevailing, prevalent, problem play, psychodrama, quiz show, radio drama, reality, resultant, review, revue, sensational play, serial, show, sitcom, situation comedy, sketch, skit, soap, soap opera, sociodrama, spectacle, stage play, stage show, straight drama, success, suspense drama, tableau, tableau vivant, taking place, talk show, teleplay, television drama, television play, theater of cruelty, thing, Tom show, total theater, turn of events, under way, variety show, vaudeville, vaudeville show, vehicle, word-of-mouth success, work