Definition of Getup

1. Noun. A set of clothing (with accessories). "His getup was exceedingly elegant"

Exact synonyms: Outfit, Rig, Turnout
Generic synonyms: Attire, Dress, Garb
Specialized synonyms: Bib-and-tucker, Ensemble, Playsuit, Trousseau
Derivative terms: Get Up, Outfit, Turn Out



Definition of Getup

1. n. General composition or structure; manner in which the parts of a thing are combined; make-up; style of dress, etc.

Definition of Getup

1. Noun. (chiefly US informal) A costume or outfit, especially one that is ostentatious or otherwise unusual. ¹

2. Noun. (informal) A fight or altercation. ¹

3. Noun. (publishing) Layout and production style, as of a magazine. ¹

4. Noun. (alternative form of get-up-and-go) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Getup

1. a costume [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Getup

getting into someone's pants
getting it
getting laid
getting off
getting off on
getting on
getting out
getting over
getting the axe
getting the knack
getting to
getting to the point
getting up
gettings
getts
getup (current term)
getups
geue
geum
geums
geversite
gew-gaw
gew-gaws
gewd
gewgaw
gewgawed
gewgaws
gewiss
gewurztraminer
gewurztraminers

Literary usage of Getup

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1. Outre-mer: A Pilgrimage Beyond the Sea by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1856)
"“Heaven be merciful to me, the greatest of sinners! And must I die in a ditch, after all? He! getup,—getup! ..."

2. A Complete System of Pleading: Comprehending the Most Approved Precedents by John Wentworth, George Townesend, James Cornwall (1798)
"... S. VV ) caught her (meaning faid SS) lying with getup (meaning one, &c. and alfo meaning that faid SS was in фе aft of carnal copulation with faid. &c. ..."

3. The School and Family Primer: Introductory to the Series of School and by Marcius Willson (1861)
"... and eat you\ The old rat is not so sly as the cat\ LESSON XVII* getup\getup\ Get out of bed/ Let us get up\ for the sun is up\ Can you see the sun'? ..."

4. A Frenchwoman's Impressions of America by Madeleine de Bryas, Jacqueline de Bryas (1920)
"... -getup with a triumphant look at me. I felt very small indeed. (Mr. SG was the president of some works we had visited.) When we got back to the hotel I ..."

5. Animal Memoirs by Samuel Lockwood (1888)
"The manse stood in a clover mead, which in spring and early summer was a perpetual feast to old getup. Leading to the gate of this home was a pretty lane, ..."

6. Readings in Natural History by Samuel Lockwood (1888)
"The manse stood in a clover mead, which in spring and early summer was a perpetual feast to old getup. Leading to the gate of this home was a pretty lane, ..."

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