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or meet-up

[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. 2017.
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  • I knew I'd meet up with that skunk Joe again somewheres, and I'd ought to have kept out of his way!

    Why Joan? Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  • So, after that, every time I figured I'd meet up with you I brought the jug along.

    The Gold Girl James B. Hendryx
  • I've been hearing some bad reports about you, and was anxious to meet up and talk matters over.

    The Outlet Andy Adams
  • I'd like to meet up with the yahoo that wrote that rank yarn!

    Chip, of the Flying U B. M. Bower
  • We took cover, not wantin' to meet up with lead jus' because we might seem to be in bad company.

    Ride Proud, Rebel! Andre Alice Norton
Contemporary definitions for meet up

to be faced with, be forced to confront; encounter

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