usage note for gotten
OTHER WORDS FROM gottenself-gotten, adjectivewell-gotten, adjective
Words nearby gotten
How to use gotten in a sentence
The atmosphere on campuses has gotten repressive enough that comedian Chris Rock no longer plays colleges.
So in that sense we have gotten close to the families that have lost loved ones, be it from one side or the other.
Do you think academic history and popular history have gotten more similar over the last 15 or 20 years?
I was talking to one of my friends, who had just recently gotten over a drug addiction, who she tried to talk to about this case.The Deal With Serial’s Jay? He’s Pissed Off, Mucks Up Our Timeline|Emily Shire|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I have not gotten the impression that they have their minds made up or they are not open to new information,” Stammberger said.FBI Won’t Stop Blaming North Korea for Sony Hack -- Despite New Evidence|Shane Harris|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Squinty, several times, looked at the hole under the pen, by which he had once gotten out.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
"Pa" is somewhat proud of his boy, and Charles was of course elaborately gotten up for so great an occasion.
There is an old mother hog that has gotten quite wild, and has a litter of young ones with her that are hard to catch.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
In thy wisdom and thy understanding thou hast made thyself strong: and hast gotten gold an silver into thy treasures.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
As he saw it there was a plot between Scattergood and McKettrick to get him—and he appeared to have been gotten.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
British Dictionary definitions for gotten
- to have obtainedhe had gotten a car for his 21st birthday
- to have becomeI've gotten sick of your constant bickering