ge·​ta | \ ˈge-(ˌ)tä How to pronounce geta (audio) , -tə\
plural geta or getas

Definition of geta

: a Japanese wooden clog for outdoor wear

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Today, in response to the flurry of questions about them, West tweeted a diptych including a photograph of what appeared to be a modern version of the traditional Japanese shoe, the geta. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Turns Out Kanye West’s Too-Small Yeezy Pool Slides Are Dangerous," 28 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of geta

1876, in the meaning defined above

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