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get-together

[get-tuh-geth-er] /ˈgɛt təˌgɛð ər/
noun
1.
an informal and usually small social gathering.
2.
a meeting or conference.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; noun use of verb phrase get together
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  • It's a natural fit for practically any get-together-from a simple family birthday celebration to an elaborate dinner party.
  • But they can be largely captured with a combination of electronic communication and the occasional get-together.
  • The get-together, which might take place in a coffeehouse or a corporate conference room, is seldom required.
British Dictionary definitions for get-together

get-together

noun
1.
(informal) a small informal meeting or social gathering
verb (adverb)
2.
(transitive) to gather or collect
3.
(intransitive) (of people) to meet socially
4.
(intransitive) to discuss, esp in order to reach an agreement
5.
(informal) get it together
  1. to achieve one's full potential, either generally as a person or in a particular field of activity
  2. to achieve a harmonious frame of mind
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Word Origin and History for get-together
n.

1911, from get + together.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for get-together

get-together

noun

A meeting or session, often social; party (1911+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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