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meetup

or meet-up

[meet-uhp] /ˈmitˌʌp/
noun
1.
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
2000-2005
2000-05; meet1 + up, popularized by Meetup, name of a website
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Examples from the Web for meet up
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  • I'd like to meet up with the yahoo that wrote that rank yarn!

    Chip, of the Flying U B. M. Bower
  • I want to have a word with you before we meet up yonder to-day.

  • Well, say; maybe you'll tell us who this is we're about to meet up with.

    The Cavalier George Washington Cable
  • It cuts me to the heart I can do nothing now, but we'll meet up there.

    The Trail of '98

    Robert W. Service
  • "When you meet up with us we'll be there," retorted the heavy-weight.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
Contemporary definitions for meet up
verb

to be faced with, be forced to confront; encounter

Usage Note

colloquial

noun

See meet-up

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