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get-up

[get-uhp] /ˈgɛtˌʌp/
noun
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for get-up

get up

verb (mainly adverb)
1.
to wake and rise from one's bed or cause to wake and rise from bed
2.
(intransitive) to rise to one's feet; stand up
3.
(also preposition) to ascend or cause to ascend the old van couldn't get up the hill
4.
to mount or help to mount (a bicycle, horse, etc)
5.
to increase or cause to increase in strength the wind got up at noon
6.
(transitive) (informal) to dress (oneself) in a particular way, esp showily or elaborately
7.
(transitive) (informal) to devise or create to get up an entertainment for Christmas
8.
(transitive) (informal) to study or improve one's knowledge of I must get up my history
9.
(informal) (intransitive) foll by to. to be involved in he's always getting up to mischief
10.
(intransitive) (Austral, informal) to win, esp in a sporting event
noun
11.
(informal) a costume or outfit, esp one that is striking or bizarre
12.
(informal) the arrangement or production of a book, etc
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Slang definitions & phrases for get-up

get-up

noun
  1. The end of a prison term (1925+ Underworld)
  2. ress; costume and grooming: Why the fancy get-up today? (1861+)

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