get-together

[get-tuh-geth-er]
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Origin of get-together

First recorded in 1910–15; noun use of verb phrase get together
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congregation, function, meeting, party, shindig

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British Dictionary definitions for get-together

get-together

noun
  1. informal a small informal meeting or social gathering
verb get together (adverb)
  1. (tr) to gather or collect
  2. (intr) (of people) to meet socially
  3. (intr) to discuss, esp in order to reach an agreement
  4. 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
n.

1911, from get + together.

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