getup

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getup (plural getups)

  1. (chiefly US, informal) A costume or outfit, especially one that is ostentatious or otherwise unusual.
  2. (informal) A fight or altercation.
    • 2002, Andrea Sachs, "Caricature Builder," Time, 21 Jan.:
      "A bully. Picked on fellows. He loved to fight. But I never saw him in a getup with a fellow his own size."
  3. (publishing) Layout and production style, as of a magazine.
  4. Alternative form of get-up-and-go.

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