dealing

adj
British
involved in a relationship, 'seeing some-one'. A fashionable term from the older adolescent's lexicon of dating, heard from the later 1990s. The word had been used in the same sense by public schoolgirls in the 1960s.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • Dealing — Deal ing, n. The act of one who deals; distribution of anything, as of cards to the players; method of business; traffic; intercourse; transaction; as, to have dealings with a person. [1913 Webster] {Double dealing}, insincere, treacherous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dealing — index act (undertaking), commerce, management (judicious use), transaction Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dealing — DÍ / s. n. (la jocul de cărţi) împărţitul cărţilor. (< engl. dealing) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • dealing — [dē′liŋ] n. 1. the act of one who deals; distribution 2. way of acting toward others 3. [usually pl.] transactions or relations, usually of business …   English World dictionary

  • dealing — Entering into transactions in investments either for customers or for the firm s own account. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary * * * dealing deal‧ing [ˈdiːlɪŋ] noun 1. [uncountable] FINANCE the job or activity of buying and… …   Financial and business terms

  • dealing — deal|ing [ˈdi:lıŋ] n 1.) dealings [plural] the business activities or relationships that someone is involved in ▪ an investigation of his financial dealings dealings with ▪ She is ruthless in her dealings with competitors. ▪ We ve had dealings… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dealing — deal|ing [ dilıŋ ] noun ** 1. ) uncount the business of buying and selling: property/drug dealing 2. ) dealings plural the business activities or the general relationship that you have with another person or organization: have dealings with… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dealing — noun 1 dealings (plural) the business activities or relationships that you have been involved in: The secret dealings of his department were made public. | have dealings with (=have a business relationship with someone): We ve had dealings with… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dealing */*/ — UK [ˈdiːlɪŋ] / US [ˈdɪlɪŋ] noun 1) [uncountable] the business of buying and selling property/drug dealing 2) dealings [plural] the business activities or the general relationship that you have with another person or organization have dealings… …   English dictionary

  • Dealing — Deal Deal, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dealt} (d[e^]lt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dealing}.] [OE. delen, AS. d[=ae]lan, fr. d[=ae]l share; akin to OS. d[=e]lian, D. deelen, G. theilen, teilen, Icel. deila, Sw. dela, Dan. dele, Goth. dailjan. See {Deal}, n.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dealing — /dee ling/, n. 1. Usually, dealings. relations; business: frequent dealings; commercial dealings. 2. conduct in relations to others; treatment: honest dealing. [1250 1300; ME deling. See DEAL1, ING1] * * * …   Universalium

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