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Definition of "getup" []

  • Informal An outfit or costume. (noun)
  • Printing Arrangement and production style, as of a magazine or book. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "getup" in a sentence
  • "That Aladdin getup was awful, but I thought some of the dresses were cute."
  • "In truth, Ben Affleck was all wrong for the role of Daredevil (he looked like a male version of Catwoman done over by Revlon) I can ` t picture the type of stone-criminals and murderers that DD has to face on a regular basis being able to take him seriously in that getup from the movie."
  • "Plus Scalia would look mighty fine straddling the guns of a Navy battleship in that fishnet thong getup from the "If I Could Turn Back Time" video (which is also a anthem wholly apropos of Scalia's jurisprudence)."