[ gid-ee-ap, -uhp ]
/ ˌgɪd iˈæp, -ˈʌp /
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(used as a command to a horse to speed up).
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Also gid·dap [gi-dap, -duhp], /gɪˈdæp, -ˈdʌp/, gid·dy·up [gid-ee-uhp]. /ˌgɪd iˈʌp/.
Origin of giddyap
1920–25, Americanism; informal pronunciation of get up
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