happening(redirected from a happening)
1. noun Something that happens; an occurrence or event. Oh, you missed quite a few noteworthy happenings while you were out town.
2. adjective, slang Cool or trendy. We need to go there for my birthday—it's the most happening place in the city right now.
What's happening?and What's happ?
Sl. Hello, what's new? Hey, dude! What's happening? What's happ? How's it goin'?
1. mod. fashionable; trendy; positive. (Collegiate.) Wow, that’s happening!
2. n. an event. The concert was a real happening.
interrog. Hello, what’s new? Hey, dude! What’s happening?