[ get-uhp-uh n-goh ]
/ ˈgɛtˌʌp ənˈgoʊ /
energy, drive, and enthusiasm.
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force, dash, juice, intensity, initiative, go, endurance, liveliness, application, animation, fortitude, effectiveness, might, exertion, life, efficacy, fire, ardor, activity, efficiency
Origin of get-up-and-go
First recorded in 1905–10
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Examples from the Web for get-up-and-go
The kids are out of school, Mom is out of get-up-and-go, Dad is out of work.
informal energy, drive, or ambition
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