get-up-and-go

[ get-uhp-uh n-goh ]
/ ˈgɛtˌʌp ənˈgoʊ /

noun

energy, drive, and enthusiasm.

Nearby words

  1. get-go,
  2. get-out,
  3. get-together,
  4. get-tough,
  5. get-up,
  6. get-well,
  7. geta,
  8. getafe,
  9. getaway,
  10. gethsemane

Origin of get-up-and-go

First recorded in 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for get-up-and-go

get-up-and-go

noun

informal energy, drive, or ambition
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