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[meet-uhp] /ˈmitˌʌp/
a meeting, especially a regular meeting of people who share a particular interest and have connected with each other through a social-networking website:
a meetup for new moms in the neighborhood; a meetup to plan the trip.
Origin of meetup
2000-05; meet1 + up, popularized by Meetup, name of a website Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • I saw her meet-up with fine young fellies in the East; I could see they admired her—but she turned them down easily.

    Money Magic Hamlin Garland
Contemporary definitions for meet-up

a local special interest meeting organized through a website; also any online social networking portal that facilitates offline group meetings in various locations; also written meetup

Word Origin

2002 from a website name


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