noun Date: 1847 1. outfit, costume 2. general composition or structure

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  • getup — get up, get up get up, n. 1. General composition or structure; manner in which the parts of a thing are combined; arrangement; format; make up; style of dress, etc. [Colloq.] H. Kingsley. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: A set of clothing (with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • GetUp! — Infobox Organization name = GetUp! caption = membership = 287,000 members headquarters = Sydney, Australia formation = 2005 website = GetUp! is an Australian political organisation that aims to hold politicians accountable …   Wikipedia

  • getup — /get up /, n. Informal. 1. costume; outfit: Everyone will stare at you if you wear that getup. 2. arrangement or format; style: the getup of a new cookbook. Also, get up. [1825 35; n. use of v. phrase get up] * * * …   Universalium

  • getup — noun a) A costume or outfit, especially one that is ostentatious or otherwise unusual. The Schnitzelbank Band, each member attired in an odd getup, received many comments for the manner in which the men marched. b) A fight or altercation. [A]… …   Wiktionary

  • getup — get|up [ˈgetʌp] n informal a set of clothes, especially strange or unusual clothes ▪ I hardly recognized him in that getup! …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • getup — fancy dress or costume What was that strange getup that she was wearing the other day? …   Idioms and examples

  • getup — noun (C) informal a set of clothes, especially strange or unusual clothes: I hardly recognized him in that getup! …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • getup — noun, informal check out Stacey s wild getup Syn: outfit, clothes, costume, ensemble, suit, clothing, dress, attire, garments, garb; informal gear, togs, duds, threads; formal apparel …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • getup — noun a set of clothing (with accessories) his getup was exceedingly elegant • Syn: ↑outfit, ↑rig, ↑turnout • Derivationally related forms: ↑turn out (for: ↑turnout), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • getup — Synonyms and related words: accouterments, adventuresomeness, adventurousness, aggression, aggressiveness, ambitiousness, anatomy, architectonics, architecture, arrangement, assemblage, assembly, ballet skirt, bang, build, building, buildup,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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