[ get-tuh-geth-er ]
/ ˈgɛt təˌgɛð ər /


an informal and usually small social gathering.
a meeting or conference.

Origin of get-together

First recorded in 1910–15; noun use of verb phrase get together Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for get-together



informal a small informal meeting or social gathering

verb get together (adverb)

(tr) to gather or collect
(intr) (of people) to meet socially
(intr) to discuss, esp in order to reach an agreement
get it together informal
  1. to achieve one's full potential, either generally as a person or in a particular field of activity
  2. to achieve a harmonious frame of mind
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Word Origin and History for get-together



1911, from get + together.

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