Definition of neargoing in English:

neargoing

(also neargaun', neargoin')

adjective

Irish English, Scottish, Northern
  • Niggardly.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Robert Fergusson (1750–1774), poet. From near + going; compare Norwegian naergående, Swedish närgående, Danish naergående, all in sense ‘impertinent, tactless’.

Pronunciation

neargoing

/ˈnɪəɡəʊɪŋ/