Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

getter

play
noun get·ter \ˈge-tər\

Simple Definition of getter

  • : someone or something that receives, gets, or is given something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of getter

  1. 1 :  one that gets

  2. 2 :  a substance introduced into a vacuum tube or electric lamp to remove traces of gas

15th Century

First Known Use of getter

15th century


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up getter? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

deserving imitation because of excellence

Get Word of the Day daily email!