get-go

noun
\ ˈgit-ˌgō , ˈget-\
variants: or less commonly \ ˈgit-​ \

Definition of get-go

: the very beginning used in the phrase from the get-go didn't like me from the get-go

First Known Use of get-go

1962, in the meaning defined above

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