gid·​dy·​ap | \ ˌgi-dē-ˈap How to pronounce giddyap (audio) , -ˈəp \
variants: or giddyup \ ˌgi-​dē-​ˈəp How to pronounce giddyup (audio) \ or less commonly giddap \ gi-​ˈdap How to pronounce giddap (audio) , -​ˈdep \

Definition of giddyap

a command (as to a horse) to go ahead or go faster

First Known Use of giddyap

circa 1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for giddyap

alteration of get up

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“Giddyap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/giddyap. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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