get-to·​geth·​er ˈget-tə-ˌge-t͟hər How to pronounce get-together (audio)
: meeting
especially : an informal social gathering

Examples of get-together in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Although the original poster (OP) doesn’t appear to have children, the get-together was kid-friendly. Beth Ann Mayer, Parents, 4 Apr. 2024 This capability is handy during parties or get-togethers where multiple players want to join the fun. Stack Commerce, Popular Science, 3 Apr. 2024 Victoria and David Beckham celebrate Easter with seaside get-together Victoria Beckham and husband David Beckham celebrated Easter with a seaside family gathering. USA TODAY, 31 Mar. 2024 The extra-large family will often gather at the Kennedy family estate in Cape Cod, with one such get-together captured on Instagram in July 2019. Lynsey Eidell, Peoplemag, 28 Mar. 2024 For years, it’s been a staple in Elk Grove to gather for kids’ birthday parties and team get-togethers, among other celebrations. Marcus D. Smith, Sacramento Bee, 26 Mar. 2024 Tantalizing snippets from these presentations landed on TikTok (users rarely spill the juicy contents of the slideshows beyond their uproarious titles), inspiring other users to host their own get-togethers. Scottie Andrew, CNN, 25 Mar. 2024 The stir sticks are a simple way to add a special touch to elevate your get-together. Nora Colomer, Fox News, 13 Mar. 2024 Easter is Sunday, March 31, this year, which means egg hunts, Easter Bunny sightings, fancy outfits and family get-togethers are around the corner. Haadiza Ogwude, The Enquirer, 11 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of get-together was in 1898

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“Get-together.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition


: meeting sense 2
especially : an informal social gathering

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