Definition of getter
1 : one that gets
2 : a substance introduced into a vacuum tube or electric lamp to remove traces of gas
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Tide junior defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick and junior wide receiver Calvin Ridley were the top vote-getters, earning 232 of 243 possible votes.
The top vote getter every two years serves as mayor.
Moore was the overall leading vote-getter among fans (32,866).
The top vote getter among the five will make the all-star team.
Judge leads the league with 27 home runs and was the top vote-getter in the AL All-Star balloting.
Outside of Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan, the worst performer by this Salary-to-Win-Share measure among the 11 MVP vote-getters, moving Thomas likely wouldn’t garner any of the players listed in a straight-up deal.
And Ali – a slickly dressed go-getter who made millions selling prepaid cellphone cards and energy drinks – is a linchpin witness in their case.
Scarlett Johansson stars as Jess, a go-getter running for state Senate.
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Definition of getter for English Language Learners
: someone or something that receives, gets, or is given something
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