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getup

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noun get·up \ˈget-ˌəp\

Simple Definition of getup

  • : an unusual outfit or costume

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of getup

  1. 1 :  outfit, costume

  2. 2 :  general composition or structure

Examples of getup in a sentence

  1. He came onstage in a cowboy getup.

  2. a guy in a crazy getup



1847

First Known Use of getup

1847


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getup

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noun get·up \ˈget-ˌəp\

Definition of getup for Students

  1. :  1outfit 1, costume <We dressed in cowboy getups.>




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