Synonyms of 'merry-go-round'
a fairground roundabouta child whooping on a merry-go-round horse
a whirl of activitya merry-go-round of ceremonies and parties
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in the sense of bustle
energetic and noisy activitythe hustle and bustle of modern life
in the sense of flurry
a short rush of vigorous activity or movementThere was a flurry of excitement.
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Thesaurus for merry-go-round from the Collins English Thesaurus
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