get-out

[ get-out ]
/ ˈgɛtˌaʊt /

noun

Commerce. the break-even point.
Chiefly British. a method or maneuver used to escape a difficult or embarrassing situation; cop-out: The scoundrel has used that get-out once too often.

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Idioms for get-out

    as all get-out, Informal. in the extreme; to the utmost degree: Once his mind is made up, he can be stubborn as all get-out.

Origin of get-out

First recorded in 1880–85; noun use of verb phrase get out
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