from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Something that takes place; an event or incident. synonym: occurrence.
  • noun An improvised, often spontaneous spectacle or performance, especially one involving audience participation.
  • adjective Informal Popular or trendy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An occurrence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun something that happens; an occurrence; an event.
  • noun An event that is particularly interesting, noteworthy, or important.
  • noun An artistic or entertainment event that is unconventional, sometimes discontinuous, designed to evoke strong emotions, and sometimes involving participation by the audience.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of happen.
  • adjective slang, of a place Busy, lively; vibrant, dynamic; fashionable.
  • adjective slang Trendy, up-to-the-minute.
  • noun Something that happens.
  • noun A spontaneous or improvised event, especially one that involves audience participation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an event that happens


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